Further Investigation


Please feel free to further investigate hyperaric oxygen therapy with information available through the following resources, which are universally recognized reputable professional and medical authorities/organizations within the hyperbaric community.

 

American Academy of Wound Management (AAWM)

“A national multi-disciplinary certifying board for healthcare professionals involved in wound care.”

www.aawm.org

AMERICAN BOARD OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE (ABEM)

Offers physician board certification in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine.

www.abem.org

AMERICAN BOARD OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE (ABPM)

Offers physician board certification in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine.

www.theabpm.org

 AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HYPERBARIC MEDICINE (ACHM)

“The ACHM has worked to develop an image of hyperbaric oxygen therapy as a distinct medical specialty”

www.hyperbaricmedicine.org

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS (ASME)

Responsible for creating regulations for PVHO’s, including hyperbaric chambers.

www.asme.org

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF TESTING AND MATERIALS (ASTM)

“A standards development organization that serves as an open forum for the development of international standards.”

www.astm.org

 BAROMETRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION (BNA)

“Serving Nurses in the Field of Hyperbaric Medicine”

www.hyperbaricnurses.org

BEST PUBLISHING COMPANY

Publication Company responsible for many reputable volumes of literature on hypebrbaric medicine.

www.bestpub.com

COMPRESSED GAS ASSOCIATION (CGA)

Organization promoting “ever-improving safe, secure, and environmentally responsible manufacture, transportation, storage, transfilling, and disposal of industrial and medical gases and their containers.”

www.cganet.com

 DIVER’S ALERT NETWORK (DAN)

“Your Dive Safety Association”

www.diversalertnetwork.org

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)

Responsible for the Protection and Promotion of Health in the USA.

www.fda.gov

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON HYPERBARIC MEDICINE (ICHM)

Formal Meeting of leading hyperbaric practitioners from around the world; held since 1970.

www.ichm.net

 NATIONAL BOARD OF DIVING AND HYPERBARIC MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (NBDHMT)

Offers certification for Diver Medical Technologist (DMT), Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT), and Certified Hyperbaric RN (CHRN)

www.nbdhmt.org

NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION (NFPA)

Sets regulations, recommendations, and standards of safety in hyperbaric facilities

www.nfpa.org

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ASSOCIATION (NOAA)

“Focused on the conditions of the oceans and the atmosphere”

www.noaa.gov

 UNDERSEA AND HYPERBARIC MEDICAL SOCIETY (UHMS)

“The UHMS is an international, non-profit organization serving over 2,500 members from more than 50 countries.”

www.uhms.org

 WOUND HEALING SOCIETY

www.woundheal.org

 WOUND, OSTOMY AND CONTINENCE NURSES SOCIETY

www.wocn.org