Northeast Chapter

Next Meeting Date: October 23-24, 2021
Location: Online


  • About

    The Northeast Chapter of the UHMS continuing education mission is to promote educational activities for physicians and allied health professionals in the local and regional areas based on a needs assessment of the members and on the UHMS Panel of Expert Opinion. These activities will improve the scientific and practical knowledge in the areas of hyperbaric oxygen treatment and diving medicine.

  • Chapter Officers

    President:
    Alan Katz, MD (21)
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    President-Elect/Meeting Program:
    Ryan Patrylak, CHT (23)
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    Past-President:
    Dawn Salka, ACHRN (21)
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    Secretary:
    Janice Reilly, ACHRN (22)
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    MAL-Emeritus:
    Ron Brown, CHT
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    Member-at-Large:
    Frank Ross, MD (21) 
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    Member-at-Large:
    Zach Gaskill, MD (22) 
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    Member-at-Large:
    Michael Hortner, MD (23)
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  • Meeting Registration

    2021 Northeast Chapter Meeting

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

    Northeast Chapter Meeting: October 23-24
    Virtual meeting will be on ET

    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 10-23-2021
    Event End Date 10-24-2021
    Registration Start Date 01-08-2021
    Location Virtual platform
    Categories UHMS Directly Provided Meeting

    Alan Katz

    MD

    Chae Bliss

    BS

    Chris Frederick

    MD

    Danni Patrick

    RN

    David Lee

    MD

    Derall Garrett

    CHT

    Francois Burman

    Pr Eng, BSc (Eng), MSc

    Helen Gelly

    MD

    Kelly Johnson-Arbor

    MD

    Nick Bird

    MD

    Nituna Phillips

    EMT

    Owen O'Neill

    MD, MPH, FUHM, FACHM, FAPWCA, CHT

    Ryan Patrylak

    CHT

    Sandra Wainwright

    MD

    Scott Gorenstein

    MD

    Steven Bowers

    MD

    Zack Gaskill

    DO

    Sat., Oct 23: 8:00-8:30

    UHMS Board update

    Marc Robins, DO

    Sat., Oct 23: 8:30-9:00

    Medical Evaluation of Recreational Divers

    Nick Bird, MD

    Sat., Oct 23: 9:00-9:30

    TBA

    Zack Gaskill, DO

    Sat., Oct 23: 9:45-10:45

    COVID Research Update

    Scott Gorenstein, MD & David Lee, MD

    Sat., Oct 23: 10:45-11:15

    COVID Experience

    Sandra Wainwright, MD

    Sat., Oct 23: 11:15-11:45

    Technical considerations for treating patients in the COVID age: Panel

    Sandra Wainwright/UPENN/Scott Gorenstein

    Sat., Oct 23: 12:15-12:45

    Shallow water blackout - Free-diving

    Chris Frederick, MD

    Sat., Oct 23: 12:45-1:15

    10 years of AGE

    TBD

    Sat., Oct 23: 1:15-1:35

    Medicine Case Studies - Frost bite

    Steven Bowers, MD

    Sat., Oct 23: 1:50-2:10

    Medicine Case Studies - Atypical head and neck strain cases

    Mike Tom, MD

    Sat., Oct 23: 2:10-2:30

    Medicine Case Study - Vascular compromise

    Alan Katz, MD

    Sat., Oct 23: 2:30-3:00

    Reimbursement

    Helen Gelly, MD

    Sun., Oct 24: 8:00-9:30

    Updates in Research

    UHM Fellows

    Sun., Oct 24: 9:30-10:00

    Technical considerations and updates on risk assessment

    Francois Burman, MSc

    Sun., Oct 24: 10:00-10:30

    Technical considerations and updates on CGMs

    Chae Bliss, BS

    Sun., Oct 24: 10:45-11:15

    NFPA update interpretation

    Andrew Melnyczenko, CHT

    Sun., Oct 24: 11:15-11:45

    Critical Care: O'Neill Scale

    Owen O'Neill, MD

    Sun., Oct 24: 12:15-12:45

    Technical issues and lessons learned in hyperbaric facility accreditation surveys

    Ryan Patrylak, CHT/Derall Garrett, CHT

    Sun., Oct 24: 12:45-1:45

    Hyperbaric Nursing Critical Care

    Danni Patrick. RN

    Sun., Oct 24: 2:00-3:00

    Pediatric Patient Evaluation in the monoplace chamber

    Nituna Phillips, EMT/Kelly-Johnson Arbor, MD

  • Schedule

     TENTATIVE as of 7/29/2021

    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
    8:00-8:30 UHMS Board Update Marc Robins, DO
    8:30-9:00 Medical Evaluation of Recreational Divers Nick Bird, MD
    9:00-9:30 TBA  Zack Gaskill, DO
    9:30-9:45 Break  
    9:45-10:45 COVID Research Update Scott Gorenstein, MD / David Lee, MD
    10:45-11:15 COVID Experience Sandra Wainwright, MD
    11:15-11:45 Technical considerations for treating patients in the COVID age - Panel Sandra Wainwright, UPENN, Scott Gorenstein
    11:45-12:15 Lunch
    12:15-12:45 Shallow water blackout - Freediving  Chris  Frederick, MD
    12:45-1:15 10 years of AGE TBD
    1:15-1:35 Medicine Case Studies- Frost bite Steven Bowers , MD
    1:35-1:50 Break  
    1:50-2:10 Medicine Case Studies - Atypical head and neck strn cases  Mike Tom, MD
    2:10-2:30 Medicine Case Study - Vascular compromise Alan Katz, MD
    2:30-3:00 Reimbursement Helen Gelly, MD
    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24   
    8:00-9:30 Updates in Research UHM Fellows
    9:30-10:00 Technical considerations and updates on risk assessment Francois Burman, MSc
    10:00-10:30 Technical considerations and udates on CGMs Chae Bliss, BS
    10:30-10:45 Break  
    10:45-11:15 NFPA update interpretation Andrew Melnyczenko, CHT
    11:15-11:45 Critical Care: O'Neill Scale Owen O'Neill, MD
    11:45-12:15 Lunch
    12:15-12:45 Technical issues and lessons learned in hyperbaric facility accreditation surveys Ryan Patrylak, CHT / Derall Garrett, CHT
    12:45-1:45 Hyperbaric Nursing Critical Care Danni Patrick, RN
    1:45-2:00 Break  
    2:00-3:00 Pediatric Patient Evaluation in the monoplace chamber Nituna Phillips, EMT / Kelly Johnson-Arbor, MD

     

     

     

    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 CEULicenses 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 8 contact hours by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing Provider #50-10881. Credit hours approved TBD
    • 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.
      • 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.

     

  • Sponsors/Exhibitors

    Northeast 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 Northeast 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 Northeast Chapter meeting 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 10-23-2021
    Event End Date 10-24-2021
    Registration Start Date 02-18-2021
    Cut off date 10-31-2021
    Location Virtual platform
    Categories Exhibition