CME: Diving Medicine Conference at Danbury Hospital

DatesApril 14 2012
LocationDanbury Hospital/Creasy Auditorium
24 Hospital Avenue
Danbury, Connecticut
ContactGina Lacey
Phone(203) 739-4964
Danbury Hospital's

Join us at the second-annual Diving Medicine Conference hosted by Danbury Hospital. This Conference brings together the Medical and Diving Communities to broaden knowledge in both Diving Safety as well as Diving Medicine. Enhanced knowledge is likely to decrease the risk of becoming an injured Diver. Recognition of diving injuries will lead to early treatment with improved outcomes.
This year's conference offers a morning lecture program with CME/CEU credit opportunities and an optional afternoon session for certification in DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries as well as Neurological Assessment.


The morning session will consist of 4 diving related lectures. 3hrs category 1 CME/CEU.

“Mechanisms of Dive Accidents”
Presented by Dr. Nicholas Bird
CEO and Chief Medical Officer for Divers Alert Network

“Situational Awareness and the Psychology of Diving”
Presented by Dr. Richard Sadler
Diving Medical Physician
Davenport, Iowa

“Operational Training & Safety Principals”
Presented by Bernie Chowdhury, CHT
Training Director for Life Support Technologies Group
DAN, SDI, TDI Diving Instructor

"When to Retire the Diver"
Presented by Dr. David Charash
Medical Director for The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Program at Danbury Hospital, CT

Lunch is included with registration.

And be sure to visit the DAN Booth at the Conference!
- Learn about the many benefits of being a DAN Referral Physician or Facility.
- Receive patient brochures and dive safety medical materials for your clinic.
- Obtain details of DAN's upcoming CME opportunities.
- Special pricing on DAN dive-safety products.


Please note: the afternoon session is now FULL. Pre-registration for the afternoon program was required.

Please contact Jaclyn Messersmith at Divers Alert Network if you are interested in DAN certification training courses in your area. Email or phone at 919-684-2948 ext.611