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Diving & Underwater Medicine Courses
1. Royal Australian Navy Medical Officers' Underwater Medicine Course 2007
Dates: 09-20 July 2007
Venue: HMAS PENGUIN
The Medical Officers' Underwater Medicine Course seeks to provide the medical practitioner with an understanding of the range of potential medical problems faced by divers. Considerable emphasis is placed on the contraindications to diving and the diving medical, together with the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of the more common diving related illnesses.
Cost: $1833.00 (tbc)
For infomation and application forms contact:
The Officer in Charge, Submarine & Underwater Medicine Unit, HMAS PENGUIN
Middle Head Road, Mosman 2088 NSW Australia
Phone: 61 2 99600572
Fax: 61 2 996044335
2. University of Auckland Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Enquiries are now being accepted from registered medical practitioners for the 2007 Postgraduate Diploma in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine. During 2006, 17 physicians are currently undertaking the programme.
Teaching faculty: Mike Davis (Course Director), Des Gorman, Simon Mitchell, Chris Acott, Drew Richardson and Bill Baber.
Overview: The Diploma is a distance-learning programme, available internationally without a resident component in Auckland. However, attendance at a recognised short course in diving medicine is a prerequisite. Graduates will be able to practise effective clinical diving medicine in a primary-care setting or to emabrk on cliincal practice within a hyperbaric medicine environment.
For further infomration including fees, please contact the Course Coordinator: Upendra Wickramarachchi
Phone: +64-(0)9-373-7599, extn 83058
To find out more about our courses and options for entry level (PG Diploma in Medical Science or Master of Medical Science) please submit an online Expression of Interest in this subject at the website:
by clicking on the Quicklink to Postgraduate Study.
Royal Adelaide Hospital Hyperbaric Medicine Courses 2007
Medical Officers Course
Basic: 30/07/07 to 03/08/07
Advanced: 06/08/07 to 10/08/07
DMT Full Course (3 weeks)
12/11/07 to 30/11/07
DMT Refresher Course (1 week)
27/08/07 to 31/08/07
For further information or to enrol contact:
The Director, Hyperbaric Medicine Unit
Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Terrace SA 5000
Phone: +61 - (0)8-8222-5116
Fax: +61 -( 0)8-8232-4207