February 22-25, 2016

New Orleans Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
P. 504-582-3000

Hampton Inn and Suites Convention Center - Headquarters Hotel
1201 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Reservations: 504-566-9990, ask for Underwater Intervention
Rates HMG Block (Hyperbaric Medical Group)
$159 single/double - First night deposit non-refundable until Nov. 30, 2015
$169 single/double - Nov. 30, 2015 - Jan. 23, 2016

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Classes begin daily at 8 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. 

Day One: Part I: Basic Science and Dive Medicine Topics

Welcome and Introduction to Course - Wassel

History of Diving - Chandler                

Diving Physics and Physiology - Vandemoer

Pulmonary Barotrauma - Wassel                           

Non-Pulmonary Barotrauma - Vandemoer

Decompression Sickness (DCS) - Wassel                            

Hyperbaric Medicine - Buford

Day Two: Part II: Types of Diving and Medical Standards

Introduction to Commercial Diving - Alleman                       

Commercial Diving 1 - VanMeter                       

Commercial Diving 2 - VanMeter

Commercial Diving 3 - VanMeter 

Tunnel Medicine - Kay       

Trip to Commercial Dive Facility for Demonstration and "Hands On"

Day Three: Part II (Continued)

Medical Standards of Commercial Diving - Alleman

Legal Aspects - Commercial Diving - Delise & Kraft

Panel Discussion on Commercial Diving - Moderator: Chandler, Panelists: Alleman, Buford, Kay, VanMeter

Sport Diving - Wassel

Scientific Diving - Vandemoer                                      

Public Safety Diving - Wassel                            

Day Four: Part II (Continued)

Behavioral Health Aspects of Diving - Thompson

Legal Implications: Recreational and PSD - Delise

Exam of the Diver - Vandemoer

Panel Discussion: Fitness to Dive Issues - Moderator: Wassel, Panelists: Faculty

Examination and Review - Faculty

Presentation of Certificates and Closing Remarks - Faculty                    


Schedule subject to change depending upon factors not governed by the faculty