Life Support Technologies group is proud to host the Primary Hyperbaric Medicine Course (PHMC)* on two dates in 2019. This course is intended for MD, DO, DPM, NP, PA, APRN, RN, LPN, RT, EMT-P, EMT, active duty military corpsmen, and other health care professionals and administrators. The course is a prerequisite to becoming a Certified Hyperbaric Technologist or Certified Hyperbaric Registered Nurse, and for physicians seeking hyperbaric medicine credentialing with their hospitals.

This activity is a Designated Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS).

This activity has been reviewed and approved by the National Board or Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology (NBDHMT) as a basic hyperbaric medicine course. This activity meets one of the prerequisites to sit for the certification exam for CHT or CHRN.

The UHMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Nurses receive 40 contact hours.

* PHMC is conducted by International ATMO, Inc. International ATMO is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17094.

For 2019, two Primary Hyperbaric Medicine courses will be hosted at convenient locations.

Reasons to attend the
Primary Hyperbaric Medicine Course:
  • Meets CMS requirements for Part B supervision and billing for hyperbaric services.
  • Creates a new career pathway in an exciting and expanding medical field
  • Conveys knowledge and strategies to identify the economics of hyperbaric medicine and patient clinical and operational safety
  • Provides networking opportunities among board certified experts in hyperbaric medicine and wound care
  • Empowers knowledge of appropriate and best practices based on CMS and UHMS guidelines
  • Completion of this course does not constitute certification or credentialing.

Course Summary

This 40-hour course is an interprofessional educational activity that provides a team approach to filling a knowledge gap and a first step toward credentialing or certification in this specialized field of medicine. It is approved as an introductory course in hyperbaric medicine by the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society and the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology. Academics include currently accepted standards for the safe application of hyperbaric oxygen therapy pertaining to both monoplace and multiplace chambers. The comprehensive curriculum is presented by a faculty of experts.

  • “The staff was very caring and professional. They explained the treatments step by step and made me feel at ease.”

    Martha RMontrose, NY
  • “I am glad I did not hesitate to go to the wound care and hyperbaric center - this decision may have saved my foot from being amputated.”

    Richard MMineola, NY
  • “After years of dealing with my diabetic foot problems, a friend told me about the wound care center where he had been helped. I did not even realize how bad my foot ulcer was until the doctors and nurses started taking care of me”

    Walter SWashington, NJ
  • “I thought I was watching my Type I Diabetes well enough over the years, but the staff at the hyperbaric and wound center helped me beyond healing my foot ulcer – diabetes education and nutrition counseling really helped me take care of myself”

    Elise BBrooklyn, NY
  • “Our whole family suffered Carbon Monoxide poisoning. The staff at the hospital hyperbaric center was woken up in the middle of the night to treat us, and they were so caring in a situation that was so devastating for us. We can’t thank them enough for their dedication and professionalism”

    Kevin NCenter Moriches, NY
  • “The all-around approach of wound care, hyperbaric treatments and nutrition changes have made a big difference for me. Big thanks to the staff at the hyperbaric center for getting me back on track!”

    Anita HTrumbull, CT
  • “I was dealing with bone loss and pain after my cancer radiation. Without hyperbaric oxygen, I would not have healed the way I did. It was a relief to be in the care of such a wonderful team!”

    Isabel MStockbridge, MA
  • “My thanks to the staff at the hyperbaric and wound care center! They really helped me by explaining my illness and the treatments. They encouraged me to stop smoking during hyperbaric treatments, and I actually quit – that was a nice result, besides healing my foot.”

    David CNashua, NH
LST Hospital Network
  • Westchester
  • Winthrop
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Virtua
  • Health Alliance
  • NuHealth
  • Vassar Brothers
  • NewYork-Presbyterian
  • Long Island Community Hospital
  • Princeton Wound Care Center
  • HealthQuest
Partners And Affiliates
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Mediacl Society
  • Nasa
  • Dan
  • ONR
  • Oxy-Mat
  • Usariem
  • National Board of Diving