The Australian and New Zealand Hyperbaric Medicine Group 2022

Introductory Course in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine

Dates: 13 - 24 June 2022

Venue: Hougoumont Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia

Cost: AUD2,700 (inclusive of GST) for two weeks.

The course content includes:

  • History of diving medicine and hyperbaric oxygen treatment
  • Physics and physiology of diving and compressed gases
  • Presentation, diagnosis and management of diving injuries
  • Assessment of fitness to dive
  • Visit to RFDS base for flying and diving workshop
  • Accepted indications for hyperbaric oxygen treatment
  • Hyperbaric oxygen evidence based medicine
  • Wound management and transcutaneous oximetry
  • In water rescue and management of a seriously ill diver
  • Visit to HMAS Stirling
  • Practical workshops
  • Marine Envenomation

Contact for information:

Sam Ovens, Course Administrator

Accommodation information can be provided on request.

Royal Australian Navy Medical Officers’ Underwater Medicine Course 2021

Date: 17 – 28 October 2022 and 13 – 24 March 2023

Venue: HMAS PenguinSydney

The MOUM course seeks to provide the medical practitioner with an understanding of the range of potential medical problems faced by divers.  Emphasis is placed on the contra­indications to diving and the diving medical assessment, together with the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of common diving-­related illnesses. The course includes scenario­-based simulation focusing on the management of diving emergencies and workshops covering the key components of the diving medical.

Cost: The course cost remains at AUD$1,355 (excl GST).

For information and application forms contact:
Rajeev Karekar, for Officer in Charge,
Submarine and Underwater Medicine Unit
HMAS Penguin
Middle Head Rd, Mosman
NSW 2088, Australia
Phone: +61 ­(0)2-­9647-5572
Fax: +61­-(0)2­-9647-511