Diving Medicine Conference at Danbury Hospital

DatesApril 6 2013
LocationCreasy Auditorium at Danbury Hospital
24 Hospital Avenue
Danbury, Connecticut
ContactGina Lacey
Phone(203) 739-4964
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Join us at the third-annual Diving Medicine Conference hosted by Danbury Hospital. This conference brings together the medical and diving communities to share expertise in dive safety and medicine to help enhance awareness of diving injuries; recognition of diving injuries will help 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 Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries.


8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Arrive at 8 a.m. to meet the vendors and enjoy coffee and tea.

The morning lectures begin at 9 a.m. and run through 12:30 p.m.
Lunch is included.

Morning Lecture Program
“Expectations After a Diving Injury”
Presented by Dr. Nicholas Bird
Chief Medical Officer for Divers Alert Network

“Medical Evaluation of the Diver With Cardiac Conditions: To Dive or Not to Dive?”
Presented by Dr. Owen J. O’Neill
Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

"Rescue/Recovery of the Injured Diver"
Presented by AST1, Rescue Swimmer
United States Coast Guard

“Searching and Diving in Black Water”
Presented by Andrea Zaferes
Team Lifeguard Systems, New York

"Otic Barotrauma, Protecting Your Ears"
Presented by Dr. David Charash
Medical Director for The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Program at Danbury Hospital, Connecticut


Certification course in DAN Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries
Pre-registration with Gina Lacey is required to participate in the afternoon program.
To register for the afternoon session, please contact Gina Lacey via email or call her at Western Connecticut Health Network/Danbury Hospital:(203) 739-4964.