Credit Hours: 27.5 Category A Credits for CHT/CHRN, and 5.0 Category B Credits.
CLICK HERE for the breakdown of Category A and B credits.
Eligible License Types: RN, LPN, CNS, ARNP, CNA, CHT - Category A, CHT - Category B, CRT, RRT, RCP, CHRN - Category A, CHRN - Category B
This package set meets the NBDHMT re-certification requirements for the 24 hours of continuing education credits; including 12 Category A credits with 9 of the 12 being "core competency" related CEUs.
As per the NBDHMT CHT Resource Manual updated February 2019: "A minimum of 24 hours of education credits (hours) are required during each re-certification period.
At least 12 must be Category A, defined as education and training directly related to the practice of undersea, hyperbaric or hypobaric medicine. Of these 12 credits, at least 9 (75%) must relate to ‘core competency’, namely technical, operational and safety aspects of the hyperbaric/hypobaric delivery system."
This package fulfills that portion of the re-certification requirement.
Note: For full details of CHT re-certification requirements please consult the NBDHMT CHT Resource Manual
ONLINE LEARNING TOPICS:
- History of Hyperbaric Medicine
- Wound Management
- Dive Tables and the Physics of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
- UHMS Approved Indications and Mechanisms of HBO
- Complications/contraindications and risks associated with HBO
- Understanding and Interpreting TcPO2 results
- Diabetes prevalence and implications in wound healing in the hyperbaric environment
- Intro to major dressings and compatibility with HBO
- Air decompression procedures
- HBO patient management, documentation, and quality improvement
- Hyperbaric systems, safety standards, fire science and safety, codes and standards
- Billing and Coding of Hyperbaric Medicine
- The economics of HBO – the well management service line
- Ethics in Hyperbaric Medicine
- Hyperbaric Safety and Emergency Procedures Patient Management
CLICK HERE for the breakdown of Category A and B credits.
About the instructor:
Michael White, MD, UHM, MMM, CWS
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 and Credit Approval Statements
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits for License Types: MD, DO
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.”
UHMS Directly Provided Only: “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 Statement: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this enduring material course for a maximum of 28.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
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.
Podiatric Physicians (DPM Credits): The Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine approves this course for 28.75 credits.
CEU Hours for License Types: CHT, CHRN
This activity has been reviewed and approved by the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology for 27.5 Category A CEU Hours, and 5 Category B CEU Hours. CLICK HERE for the breakdown of Category A and B credits.
Nursing Credits for License Types: RN, ARNP, LPN, CNS, CNA, RCP, CRT, RRT
- The Florida Board of Nursing has approved this course for 28.75 CNE hours.
Wound Care Education Partners is a Florida based company and a licensed CE Provider through the Florida State Board of Nursing and the CE is reciprocal for nurses in the United States. Florida nursing credits are reciprocal and approved for nurses within all states. Receiving credit for Florida providers is simple, attend the course and our staff will upload your credits directly to the Florida State database. For out of state credit, we provide all the necessary paperwork for you to file with the respective nursing board.
Disclaimer required by NBDHMT
Because some of the materials in this CEU program refer to it as a "course" instead of a program, and one of the faculty in the video lectures calls this a "course" instead of a program, the NBDHMT asked us to list the following disclaimer to clarify that this is not a "training course", but rather that it is a CEU program for continuing education purposes.
"The NBDHMT has individually approved each topic listed below as either Category A or Category B credits. The NBDHMT does not recognize the sum of this material to represent an "Approved Hyperbaric Training Course", in the context of CHT/CHRN/CHT-V certification eligibility, for those who choose to view and earn credit every topic listed."