Your Cart is Empty
Your Cart is Empty

Decompression Sickness

dive-medicine-icon2
$27.50

Specifications

1.5
RN, LPN, CNA, CHT - Category A, CRT, RRT, RCP, CHRN - Category A
Online

COURSE OVERVIEW

The goals of this online course are to educate the audience as to the physics & physiology effect of hyperbaric exposure and to explain the mechanism and types of injury associated with hyperbaric and diving operations. A description of the signs & symptoms and treatments of both Type I & II DCS is also included as well as defining the treatment tables for DCS & AGE.

Credit Hours: 1.5

License Types: RN, LPN, CNS, ARNP, CNA, CRT, RRT, RCP, CHT - Category A, CHRN - Category A

The Board (NBDHMT) now requires the following statement to accompany all subsequent references to NBDHMT approved CEU, one that serves as a reminder of CHT core competency:

“CHT re-certification requires a minimum of nine of the minimum 12 Category A credits relate directly to any combination of hyperbaric operations, related technical aspects and chamber safety”.

* Click on the course title above to view full course details*

COURSE OVERVIEW

The goals of this online course are to educate the audience as to the physics & physiology effect of hyperbaric exposure and to explain the mechanism and types of injury associated with hyperbaric and diving operations. A description of the signs & symptoms and treatments of both Type I & II DCS is also included as well as defining the treatment tables for DCS & AGE.

Course Contents: 

This course consists of two video lectures, each followed by a short quiz. 

Video 1: Decompression Sickness, taught by Dr. Helen Gelly

Objectives

  • History of Diving
  • Decompression Sickness (DCS)
  • Etiology of DCS, physics
  • Decompression Illness (DCI), type I, type II, treatment,
  • AGE vs. DCS
  • Risk factors for DCS, symptoms, management, treatment 

Video 2: Latest Research on DCS taught by Dr. Christopher Logue

Objectives

  • Understand and explain the basic physics and physiological concepts relating to decompression sickness. 
  • Understand the "classical" view of DCS.
  • Be aware of the latest research relating to the pathophysiology of DCS.
  • Define microparticle. 
  • Understand and explain how endothelial dysfunction may play a role in DCS. 

 

Watch a Free Clip from this Online Course

Decompression Sickness DCS

Subscribe

Subscribe to our newsletter and enjoy free articles, the latest industry news, and sales that we only announce in email!

Wound Care Education Partners
Address: 631 US Highway 1, Suite 307 North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Phone: 561-776-6066
Fax: 561-776-7476

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Customer Service Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm EST
We proudly accept:
    
Copywrite © Wound Care Education Partners, a company of WCHMedia Group, Inc. | All rights reserved
Find more information at www.WCHMediaGroup.com
WCHMG Logo