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UHM Board Recertification Review Course

UHM Board Recertification Review Course

This one-day review course is tailored to help physicians preparing to recertify their sub-specialty board examination in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine (UHM). Both physician faculty of this review course have recently recertified in UHM; and can give insight into the differences between the recertification exam and the original board exam.

General Information

Accommodations

Travel Information

Continuing Education

Date:  Saturday, February 24, 2018

Who Should Attend

  • Physicians planning to recertify in UHM in 2018.

Topics

  • Test taking skills and strategies
  • How does the recert exam differ from the original certification exam
  • Overview of gas laws
  • Overview of physiological effects
  • Dive medicine
  • Injuries from marine animals
  • Hyperbaric medicine clinical indications
  • Hyperbaric patient risk mitigation
  • Hyperbaric chamber safety
  • Faculty Q&A

Faculty

Thomas Bozzuto, DO
Medical Director, Phoebe Wound Care, Albany, GA
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine
Board Certified in Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine
Former President, American College of Hyperbaric Medicine
Paul Claus, MD
President, Great Lakes Hyperbaric Consulting
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Board Certified in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
Former Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Hyperbaric and Altitude Medicine Program
Robert Sheffield, BA, CHT
Director of Education, International ATMO, San Antonio, TX
Former Chair, UHMS Safety Committee
Former Chair, NFPA Committee on Hyperbaric Facilities
Co-author: CHT/CHRN Certification Exam Practice Book

Registration Fee

$500 (USD)

Location

The review course will be held at the Drury Plaza Hotel Riverwalk located in downtown San Antonio, Texas.  The hotel is located directly on the San Antonio Riverwalk and is in walking distance from many downtown restaurants and shops.

Drury Plaza Hotel Riverwalk
105 S. Saint Mary’s St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205
210-270-7799

Use the following link to make a hotel reservation: https://www.druryhotels.com/Reservations.aspx?groupno=2317304

Participants are responsible for their own travel, food, and lodging.  A block of rooms is reserved at the Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk at a special rate of $120 (plus 16.75% hotel tax) per night for a single room ($10.00 per each additional person).  Reservations received after the Cut-Off-Date will be provided on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate.

Drury Plaza Hotel Riverwalk
105 S. Saint Mary’s St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205
210-270-7799

Use the following link to make a hotel reservation: https://www.druryhotels.com/Reservations.aspx?groupno=2317304

Meals

Participants are responsible for all meals.
Participants staying at the Drury Plaza should take advantage of the free continental breakfast offered by the hotel.
Beverages will be provided throughout the day.

When should I travel?

Arrival – The course begins at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning so participants should plan to arrive in San Antonio on Friday, Feb 23rd.
Departure – The course ends at approximately 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb 24th.

Airport

Airport Code (SAT).  San Antonio International Airport is approximately 9 miles from downtown and the River Walk and is directly linked via US Hwy. 281.  (AIRPORT INFORMATION 210-207-3411) http://www.sanantonio.gov/SAT

Parking

Most hotels in the downtown area have fees for parking.  Parking garages in the downtown area range in price beginning at $9 and up per day.  Hotel parking is sometimes more expensive.  If you are driving from your hotel to the Drury Plaza Hotel daily, you may park in the Drury’s valet parking garage for $10 per day.  Valet parking for overnight guests of the hotel is $21 per 24-hour period. Parking fees are the responsibility of the participant.

Physicians

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) and International ATMO, Inc. The UHMS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: The UHMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures and Disclaimers

Disclosure: All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by International ATMO are expected to disclose to the participants any financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner 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 (UHMS), its affiliates or its employees.

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