CAS Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine 2021

A unique training in Switzerland that develops scientific knowledge in underwater and hyperbaric medicine in interaction with emergency medicine, occupational medicine, which opens the field to research.

Information

Period

October 2021 - September 2022
15 ECTS credits
230 Teaching hours

Language

English

Format

On-site – switch over to online-learning if required

Contact

Christelle GERMANN
+41 (0)22 379 78 42
cashyperbare(at)unige.ch

Location

Geneva

Registration

Registration deadline

30 June 2021
Modules can be followed individually

Fees:

  • CAS in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine full: CHF 3,800.-
  • Module Diving alone: CHF 2,600.-
  • Module Hyperbaric alone: CHF 2,300.-

Objectives

  • Train qualified physicians in the field of underwater and hyperbaric medicine
  • Provide the theoretical and practical basics of underwater and hyperbaric medicine: determine indications and monitor treatments

Audience

Physician

Learning outcomes

  • Manage hyperbaric oxygen therapy and its multiple treatment indications
  • Master a high level hyperbaric facility

Programme

2 modules:

  • Module 1: Diving Medicine Physician, Level 2D ECHM
  • Module 2: Hyperbaric Medicine Physician, Level 2H ECHM

Internship
Final Exam 

Director(s)

Prof. François SARASIN, Faculty of Medicine,University of Geneva, Dr Jean-Yves BERNEY and Dr Rodrigue PIGNEL, University Hospitals of Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Dr Jean-Yves BERNEY and Dr Rodrigue PIGNEL, University Hospitals of Geneva

Accreditation

These 2 levels are recognised by the European College of Baromedicine (ECB / ECHM). The candidate is responsible for obtaining the different equivalences of certificates or diploma.

Admission criteria

  • Federal title of doctor or deemed equivalent
  • Valid BLS
  • Experience in emergency medicine, intensive care or anaesthesia (otherwise 8 days of training)
  • Medical visit: no contraindication to diving or medical visit: of aptitude to diving

Number of participants

Max. 20

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