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Certification in Undersea Medicine & Hyperbaric Medicine

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American Board of Preventive Medicine
Certification in Undersea Medicine & Hyperbaric Medicine
9330 South Wells Street, Suite 1018, Chicago
IL 60606-7106


The subspecialty of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine is a discipline that deals with the prevention of injury and illness due to exposure to environments in which the ambient pressure is increased, such as in diving or hyperbaric chamber exposure, and the therapeutic use of high environmental pressure and the delivery of oxygen under high pressure to treat disease. The scope of the subspecialty emphasizes the occupational, environmental, safety, and clinical aspects of diving, hyperbaric chamber operations, compressed air work, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

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Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 10 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

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