|Back to Calendar August 1, 2013 – August 4, 2013 (all-day)
|Ritz Carlton Palm Beach Hotel
100 S Ocean Blvd
Palm Beach,FL 33480
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(919) 684-2948 ext. 611
This fourth annual medical conference is intended for a wide audience of health care providers involved in advanced wound care management, hyperbaric and undersea medicine.
The purpose of this Wilderness Medicine Jointly Sponsored Symposium is to educate learners in all disciplines on the standards of care in the treatment of wounds, information and technological advances in scientific and technical diving and the impact on medicine in the face of dwindling resources for complications as a result of diving, in-depth discussions of meaningful use and the electronic health record requirement, UHMS Accreditation requirements being implemented for payment of services, advanced wound care management and core anatomy, wound healing physiology, wound etiology and interventions, and clinical hyperbaric medicine.
The second purpose of the program is to address the decreasing availability of emergent hyperbaric medicine programs to treat the core hyperbaric indications for which the effect of hyperoxygenation is primary in the treatment of the disease process.
The third purpose of this symposium is to provide an understanding of quality, including tools like Lean to help the practitioner improve the care model; to look at the latest compliance issues and regulatory changes impacting pressure ulcers and organizational accountability.
PRESENTATION TOPICS include:
• Pre-Course Workshop (Thursday 6:00pm-9:00pm
• Advances in Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care
• Latest HBO Indication on Sudden Idiopathic Sensorineural Hearing Loss
• Medical Fitness and Diving
• Diving Accidents: Prevention,
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