Hyperbaric Medical Team Training Programs with Chamber Operations
Hyperbaric Medical Technologist Certification
This course has been reviewed and approved by the AMA, and is jointly sponsored by the UHMS. Dick Rutkowski has been the program director of the Hyperbarics International course for 33 years. He has also been the Co-Director of the NOAA UHMS course for 33 years. Dr. James Lowenherz, M.D. has been the medical director of Dick Rutkowski’s programs for 38 years: first for the NOAA diver medical treatment facility in Virginia Key (Miami), FL, and then with Hyperbarics International.
This course is to educate physicians, Hyperbaric Medical Technologists (HMTs and HMT-I), and HBO hospital facilities in the selection and treatment of patients (acute or chronic), as well as other medical complications, and possible side effects of oxygen, drugs, and medications. This program will provide the Physicians, Hyperbaric Medical Technologists, and Diver Medical Technicians the safety rules and regulations to act as facility Safety Directors.
This course provides Physicians, Hyperbaric Medical Technicians, and Diver Medical Technicians the necessary information to be able to work together in the treatment of both diving cases, and clinical hyperbaric cases at Diving/HBO facilities. Participants will receive certification at the level they are qualified for. Physicians (sub-specialty) are to receive up to 40 hours of AMA, Category 1, CMEs. Hyperbaric Medical Technologists (HMTs), Diver Medical Technicians (DMTs), and all other allied medical personnel qualify to receive up to 40 CEUs.
This course will qualify participants for certification as a Hyperbaric Medical Technologist (HMT), Facility Director, or Diver Medical Technician (DMT) once all other requisites and certification testing are completed; as well as providing up to 40 hours of CEUs.