Introductory courses (course listings)
UHMS-approved 40 hour live Introductory Training Courses must meet UHMS standards and requirement of 40 hours of hyperbaric medicine specific topics, face-to-face instruction, hands-on training/simulation and evaluation and examination upon completion.
Below is physician supervsion Novitas Solutions, Inc. LCD for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (subect to change)
PHYSICIAN SUPERVISION: Physicians supervising HYPERBARIC OXYGEN Therapy should be certified in Underseas and HYPERBARIC Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) or the American Osteopathic Conjoint Committee of Undersea and HYPERBARIC Medicine (AOCUHM); or must have completed a minimum 40-hour in-person training experience in a program approved by the American College of HYPERBARIC Medicine or The Underseas and HYPERBARIC Medical Society.
The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians (MD/DO) but also seek approval through the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technologies and Wound Care Education Partners for certification requirements for other allied health professionals. We offer directly sponsored courses that can be found on our calendar as well as joint sponsorship with other non-accredited organizations to provide CME.
All CME educational activities developed and presented by the UHMS must be developed and presented in compliance with ACCME accreditation requirements-in addition to all the requirements of the AMA PRA program.