Update On Diving Medicine Course

May 11 – 15, 2024

Come join Dr. Gary Rose for “Update On Diving Medicine” CME Course during a shark diving trip to the world famous Tiger Beach on Grand Bahama Island. This course is fully accredited through the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and will provide eight category 1 CME credits. Imagine, each day diving with Tiger Sharks, as well as Reef, Nurse, and Lemon sharks with chances to see Great Hammerhead and Bull Sharks in the crystal clear Bahamian waters while attending some great medical CME talks.

CME Topics:

Decompression Sickness

Current practice in the management of decompression sickness in this CME talk.

Cold Water & Tropical Diving

Information on diving in extreme environments and the potential pitfalls.

Avoidance of Exposure Injury

Hypothermia can be a common medical emergency for divers. Learn how to respond.

Marine Microorganisms

A revealing look at these microscopic organisms and their potential effect on divers.

Gas Expansion Injury

Gas Expansion Injury is one part of DCI. Here’s a focused look at barotrauma.

Oxygen Toxicity

Understanding the effects of oxygen on the body at higher partial pressures.

Narcosis

What’s that feeling coming over me? Learn the ins and outs of Nitrogen Narcosis.

Venom & Stings

Some animal interactions can be a real pain. Learn what to do when you encounter venom.

Dr. Rose will also be speaking about Shark ID and Behavior, Rays, Grouper, the health of reef ecosystems, as well as giving photo tips. For Medical Professionals and Allied Health Providers, he will be awarding 8 CME credits. Non-medical guests are invited to all lectures. The Bahamas is all about amazing interaction with our favorites – Tiger Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, and Oceanic White Tip Sharks. Why not receive CME and the other benefits of attending this UHMS approved program?

You can view the hotel accommodations & condo layout here.

Gary Rose, MD, FACS

Gary Rose MD has been a certified scuba diver for over 50 years and is a PADI Open Water Instructor. Dr. Rose lectures all over the world on “Shark Identification and Behavior”, “Shark Ecotourism & the Balance of Oceanic Ecosystems” and gives international seminars on “Updates in Diving Medicine”. An avid underwater photographer and writer, his articles have appeared in numerous magazines including Alert Diver Magazine & X-RAY Magazine. Dr. Rose is a member of the Divers Alert Network and The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

Register for the CME Trip

If you have any questions or would like to sign up for this limited space CME trip, send us a note. We’ll get back to you right away!