The Australian and New Zealand Hyperbaric Medicine Group 2020

Introductory Course in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine

Dates: 24 February – 06 March 2020

Venue: Hougoumont Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia

Cost: AUD2,600 (inclusive of GST) for two weeks

The course content includes:

  • History of diving medicine and hyperbaric oxygen treatment
  • Physics and physiology of diving and compressed gases
  • Presentation, diagnosis and management of diving injuries
  • Assessment of fitness to dive
  • Visit to RFDS base for flying and diving workshop
  • Accepted indications for hyperbaric oxygen treatment
  • Hyperbaric oxygen evidence based medicine
  • Wound management and transcutaneous oximetry
  • In water rescue and management of a seriously ill diver
  • Visit to HMAS Stirling
  • Practical workshops
  • Marine Envenomation

Download a flyer for this course here.

Contact for information:
Sue Conlon, Course Administrator
Phone:+61-(0)8-6152-5222
Fax:+61-(0)8-6152-4943
E-mail: fsh.hyperbaric@health.wa.gov.au

Accommodation information can be provided on request.

Royal Australian Navy Medical Officers’ Underwater Medicine Course 2019

Dates: 1425 October 2019

Venue: HMAS PenguinSydney

The MOUM course seeks to provide the medical practitioner with an understanding of the range of potential medical problems faced by divers.  Emphasis is placed on the contra­indications to diving and the diving medical assessment, together with the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of common diving-­related illnesses. The course includes scenario­-based simulation focusing on the management of diving emergencies and workshops covering the key components of the diving medical.

Cost: AUD1,355 without accommodation (TBC with accommodation and meals at HMAS Penguin)

For information and application forms contact:
Rajeev Karekar, for Officer in Charge,
Submarine and Underwater Medicine Unit
HMAS Penguin
Middle Head Rd, Mosman
NSW 2088, Australia
Phone: +61 ­(0)2-­9647-5572
Fax: +61­-(0)2­-9647-511
E-­mail: Rajeev.Karekar@defence.gov.au