Mid-West Chapter

Next Meeting Date: August 21-22, 2021
Location: VIRTUAL


  • About

    The Mid-West Chapter was re-formed to bring together thoughts and issues throughout the multi-state area regarding clinical application to hyperbaric medicine practice. To provide up to date educational offerings, as well as new information related to hyperbaric medicine, and develop a closer relationship with Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society.

  • Chapter Officers

    President: 
    Risa Anderson, NP
    Email: Click here
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    President-Elect: 
    Laurie Gesell, MD

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    Past President: 
    John Kirby, MD

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    Previous Past President:
    Laurie Gesell, MD

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    Secretary:
    Kyle DuBose, DO

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     M-A-L
    Dennis Allin, MD

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    M-A-L
    Kevin Gardner, CHT

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    M-A-L
    Olayinka David Ajayi, MD

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  • Schedule

    Posted: 7/9/21
    Subject to change

    Saturday, August 21
    8:00-8:30 UHMS Board update Marc Robins
    8:30-9:30

    Limb Salvage: The next step for wound care

    Kyle DuBose, DO
    9:30-10:00 An Innovative Approach to TeleWound Care Laurie Gesell, MD
    10:00-10:30 Break with exhibitors  
    10:30-11:30 TBD TBD
    1130-12:30 Plastics-Angiosome based reconstruction for healing of the foot and lower extremity John Felder, MD
    12:30-1:00 Lunch  
    1:00-2:00 The role and options of vascular surgery interventions for optimizing flow in wound healing Vipul Khetarpaul, MD
    2:00-2:30 Critical Care Considerations: Safe, effective use of HBO2 for critically ill and inpatient based indications John Kirby, MD
    2:30-3:30 Scenario-based exercise planning for operational emergencies in the hyperbaric environment. Andrew Melnyczenko
    Nick Marosek
    Sunday, August 22
    8:00-9:00 Emergent indication: Necrotizing Fasciitis Itamar Gnatt, MD
    9:00-10:00 Bone marrow & hyperbaric medicine panel Dennis Allin, MD
    10:00-10:30 break with exhibitors  
    10:30-11:30 Ethical considerations in HBO2 Piroska Kopar, MD
    11:30-12:00 TBD Scott Schlenner
    12:00-12:30 Checklist: Not just a documentation exercise Rob Sheffield
    12:30-1:00 Lunch  
    1:00-2:00 A Primer in Radiation Biology, New Radiation Techniques and the Role of Hyperbaric Oxygen for Radiation Injury John Feldmeier, MD
    2:00-3:00 Q/A Panel Session: COVID related procedure considerations and HBO2 use for COVID  
    3:00 Adjourn  


    CONTINUING EDUCATION

    Accreditation Statement: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Designation Statements:

    • Physician CME: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of TBD AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • Nursing CEU:  License types approved: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Nurse Specialist; Licensed Practical Nurse; Registered Nurse; Certified Nursing Assistant; Respiratory Care Practitioner Critical Care; Respiratory Care Practitioner Non-Critical Care; Registered Respiratory Therapist; Certified Respiratory Therapist.  This live activity is approved for a maximum of TBD contact hours by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing Provider #50-10881.
    • NBDHMT:This live activity is approved for a maximum of TBD Category A credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 440, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.

    o    NBDHMT Accreditation Statement: For CHT recertification purposes, the NBDHMT requires a minimum of nine of the minimum 12 required Category A credits relate directly to any combination of hyperbaric operations, related technical aspects and chamber safety.

    Full Disclosure Statement: All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner relevant financial relationships will be made at the activity. 

    Disclaimer: The information provided at this CME activity is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only. The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

    Disclosures: All individuals in control of content for this educational activity with their relevant financial relationship disclosed are listed below.  ACCME defines a relevant financial relationship “as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.”  An individual who refuses to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from being a planning committee member, a teacher, or an author of CME, and cannot have control of, or responsibility for, the development, management, presentation or evaluation of the CME activity.

  • Meeting Registration

    2021 Mid-West Chapter Meeting

    **YOU MUST REGISTER OR LOG IN TO ACCESS THE REGISTRATION FORM**

    Mid-West Chapter Meeting: August 21-22
    Virtual meeting will be on CT

    FEES:
    Physician or equivalent:  $110: Member   /   $135: Non-Member 
    Non-physician: $85: Member   /   $110: Non-Member

    CHAPTER CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: $50 administrative fee will be held on all cancellations three (3) months prior to start of meeting date. 50% of fees will be held on all cancellations one (1) month to two weeks prior to start of meeting date. NO REFUNDS two weeks prior to or after the meeting date.

    Event Properties

    Event Start Date 08-21-2021
    Event End Date 08-22-2021
    Registration Start Date 01-08-2021
    Location Virtual platform
    Categories UHMS Directly Provided Meeting

    Andrew Melnyczenko

    CHT

    Dennis Allin

    MD

    Itamar Gnatt

    MD

    John Felder

    MD

    John Feldmeier

    DO

    John Kirby

    MD

    Kyle DuBose

    DO

    Laurie Gesell

    MD

    Marc Robins

    DO

    Nick Marosek

    BSN, RN, ACHRN

    Rob Sheffield

    CHT

    Scott Schlenner

    CHT

    Vipul Khetarpaul

    MD

    Sat. Aug 21: 8:00-8:30

    UHMS Board update

    Marc Robins, DO

    Sat., Aug 21: 8:30 - 9:30 am

    Limb Salvage: The next step for wound care

    Kyle DuBose, DO

    Sat., Aug 21: 9:30-10:00

    An Innovative Approach to TeleWound Care

    Laurie Gesell, MD

    Sat., Aug 21:10:30-11:30

    TBA

    TBA

    Sat., Aug 21:11:30-12:30

    Plastics-Angiosome based reconstruction for healing of the foot and lower extremity

    John Felder, MD

    Sat., Aug 21:1:00-2:00

    The role and options of vascular surgery interventions for optimizing flow in wound healing

    Vipul Khetarpaul, MD

    Sat., Aug 21: 2:00-2:30

    Critical Care Considerations: Safe, effective use of HBO2 for Critically Ill and Inpatient Based Indications

    John Kirby, MD

    Sat., Aug 21: 2:30-3:30

    Scenario-based exercise planning for operational emergencies in the hyperbaric environment.

    Andrew Melnyczenko/Nick Marosek:

    Sun., Aug 22: 8:00-9:00

    Emergent indication: Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Itamar Gnatt, MD

    Sun., Aug 22: 9:00-10:00

    Bone marrow & hyperbaric medicine panel

    Dennis Allin, MD

    Sun., Aug 22: 10:30-11:30

    Ethical considerations in HBO2

    Piroska Kopar, MD

    Sun., Aug 22: 11:30-12:00

    TBA

    Schott Schlenner, CHT

    Sun., Aug 22: 12:00-12:30

    Checklist: Not just a documentation exercise

    Rob Sheffield, CHT

    Sun., Aug 22: 1:00-2:00

    A Primer in Radiation Biology, New Radiation Techniques and the Role of Hyperbaric Oxygen for Radiation Injury

    John Feldmeier, DO

    Sun., Aug 22: 2:00-3:00

    Q/A Panel Session: COVID related procedure considerations and HBO2 use for COVID

    Panel

  • Sponsors/Exhibitors

    Mid-West Chapter Sponsor-Exhibitor 2021

    **TO ACCESS THE REGISTRATION LINK, PLEASE REGISTER OR LOG IN**

    Direct registration link for Virtual booth:  https://www.courses-uhms.org/2021-chapters.html


    The UHMS Mid-west Chapter Annual  Meeting offers an excellent opportunity for your organization to promote its products and services to a very specific target audience and to reinforce your corporate image within the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society members.

    Companies and organizations are invited to exhibit at the Mid-West Chapter and have the opportunity to make contacts and show their products / services to a target audience during the breaks.

    Virtual Booth Fee: FEE: $50 per day 

    This package includes:

    • Company Information/logo posted on our ASM website with a special page dedicated to exhibitors pending that the content is developed by the exhibitor and provided to UHMS.  The information will stay on this page for no longer than 2 months after the event.
    • Email announcements sent out on behalf of the exhibitor pending that the content is developed by the exhibitor and provided to UHMS.
    • Social media postings on UHMS’s Facebook and LinkedIn accounts on behalf of the exhibitor pending that the content is developed by the exhibitor in the required formats for posting ads and provided to UHMS. 

    Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities:  Contact UHMS for more information. 
    • Platinum: $5,000
    • Gold: $3,500 
    • Bronze: $1,500
    • Reception Sponsor: $3,000
    • Break Sponsor: $1,000

    Event Properties

    Event Start Date 08-21-2021
    Event End Date 08-22-2021
    Registration Start Date 02-18-2021
    Cut off date 09-02-2021
    Location Virtual platform
    Categories Exhibition

  • Sponsor List