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THE 2020 SYMPOSIUM ON WOUND CARE AND HYPERBARIC MEDICINE

Baltimore, MD US August 29, 2020 to August 30, 2020

This course offers a comprehensive update, review and future practice of hyperbaric medicine and wound care. This includes oxygen physiology, and the physics, mechanisms-of-action for hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), and etiology and management of wounds. Lectures include a review of the primary clinical indications for treatment, management of the patient undergoing hyperbaric therapy, and the future of HBOT. While focused on the basics of HBOT and wound care, this course is also an excellent educational opportunity for all health care professionals who want to expand their knowledge of HBOT and wound care.

There will be a continental breakfast, coffee, tea and water will be available all day, and a buffet lunch and snacks for the afternoon break. Please refer questions to Michael Gendreau, mgendreau@hyperhealhyperbarics.com

TARGET AUDIENCE
This course has been designed to meet the educational needs of MD’s, DO’s, Podiatrists, PA’s, NP’s, RN’s,  and Hyperbaric technicians and other health care professionals involved in treating patients where hyperbaric medicine is recommended. This includes all health professionals that are involved
in wound care.

DATE

August 29–30, 2020

(Saturday and Sunday)

VENUE

Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor

300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States

CME Accreditation

  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 13.00 Certificate of Participation

Meet our Conference Faculty

19 Presentations & Workshops will take place

Stephen Bittinger

Stephen Bittinger is an attorney with the Nexsen Pruet’s Health Care Practice Group. Stephen has a unique, national practice in health care reimburs [...]

Rex Hung, MD

Rex Hung, MD is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon practicing at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital and MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. As a pa [...]

Chandralekha Banerjee, MD

Chandralekha Banerjee, MD is Chief of Infectious Diseases at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and is affiliated with multiple ho [...]

David Zachary Martin, MD

David Zachary Martin, MD is a plastic surgeon for MedStar Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, practicing at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital. Dr. Marti [...]

Tickets & Registration fees

Book your ticket early and get a discount

Providers

$400/person
Early Bird Pricing - $350.00 if you register before February 1, 2020
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PA, NP, RN,

$200/person
Early Bird Pricing - $150.00 if you register before February 1, 2020
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Medical Students

$200/person
Early Bird Pricing - $150.00 if you register before February 1, 2020
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*CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be made in writing to HBOT at mgendreau@hyperheal.com. Refunds, less a $50 processing fee, are provided if cancellation occurs prior to March 2, 2020.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the physiology and etiology of wound healing and the mechanisms of action of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).
  • Discuss the physics and physiological effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy as an adjunct tool in advance wound care.
  • Identify different wound types including pressure ulcers, arterial ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, lymphedema, and surgical ulcers.
  • Discuss difficult to heal wounds and best approach to care delivery.
  • Have better knowledge of the current state of the art of hyperbaric medicine and how it benefits many wound care patients.
  • Have a better understanding of the ethical issues surrounding HBOT.
  • Discuss the business of wound care as it relates to billing and coding.
  • Discuss with their clinical colleagues the appropriate approach to patient care in wound care and hyperbaric medicine.