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HBO Updates



MD, DO, RN, LPN, CNS, ARNP, CNA, CHT - Category A, RRT, RCP, CHRN - Category A


This program is designed to provide continuing education on the pathophysiology of various disease states amenable to hyperbaric oxygen therapy with the goal of affording patients the best care possible as expeditiously as feasible based on the most up to date research, literature, and data available.

Credit Hours: 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits

Credit Hours: 6.75 Category A Credits for CHT/CHRN 

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

Course Objectives

Course participants will be able to make a proper referral for treatment of wounded patients meeting hyperbaric candidacy. Up-to-date case presentations will enhance learner’s competence. 

Course participants will have increased knowledge, competence and performance of regulatory issues and payment, the ICD-10, and the roles and responsibilities of a medical director in the context of hyperbaric facility safety; verbally demonstrate with a peer proper patient assessment, verbally describe emergent situations and proper action and direction from the physician perspective.

Course Curriculum


Lecture Title


3 hours

Updates on the effect of HBO on Wound Healing/Mechanisms

Dr. White

30 min

Wagner WIF

Dr. White

60 min

New Literature and New Horizons in Hyperbaric Medicine

Dr. White

30 min

Regulatory Issues and Payment, ICD-10, and Registry

Dr. White

30 min

What About This Case? Case Presentations

Dr. White

30 min

Medical Director and Hyperbaric Facility Safety

Dr. White

45 min

Ethical Dilemmas in Hyperbaric Medicine

Dr. White


Dr. White is boarded in family medicine, undersea and hyperbaric medicine, and is a certified wound specialist.

Formerly serving as Chief Medical Officer for Universal Medical Management and later at Hendry Regional Medical Center in Clewiston, FL. He currently serves as the Medical Director at the Palmetto Baptist Advanced Wound Care Center in Columbia, SC. 

Dr. White received his Doctorate of Medicine from Marshall University and completed a Masters of Medical Management from Tulane University in 2009. He has been with Wound Care Education Partners since 2011.

Accreditation Statement

Jointly Provided: 

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 Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and Wound Care Education Partners. The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CHT, CHRN Credits: This activity has been reviewed and approved by the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology. This activity meets the NBDHMT minimum requirements for 6.75 Category A Continuing Education.

Full Disclosure Statement 

All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Wound Care Education Partners 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.

Name of IndividualIndividuals Role in ActivityName of Commercial Interest (If Applicable)Nature of Relationship
Helen Gelly, MD, FUHM, FACCWS, UHM, ABPM Planner/Lecture Author n/a Medical Director
Michael White, MD, UHM, CWS, MMM Faculty/Planner/Lecture Author n/a Faculty
Jaclyn Mackey Planner n/a VP, Dir. Operations

There are no relevant relationship(s) to resolve.


UHMS 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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