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HBO Medical Staff Credentialing Guidelines

HBO Medical Staff Credentialing Guidelines

HBO Medical Staff Credentialing Guidelines


The hyperbaric medicine service will provide, during operating hours, continual medical coverage by institutionally credentialed and hyperbaric trained physician. Staffing ratios are determined on patient volume(s), which can range from one to four patients at one time receiving care. One-to-three clinical staff works in the department during scheduled weekday treatments. One nurse or CHT and one physician remain on-call for facilities providing 24-hour coverage. 

Medical Director and Physician Job Descriptions Training and Qualifications

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Medical Director Guidelines and Responsibilities

Hyperbaric Medical Director Job Summary

BackgroundQualified Healthcare Professionals engaged in the practice of hyperbaric medicine range across the entire spectrum of clinical specialties.  The practice of hyperbaric medicine involves the delivery of 100% oxygen at pressures above normal atmospheric conditions. This is achieved by the use of a pressurized (hyperbaric) chamber. Chambers are designed to accommodate a single patient (monoplace) or several patients simultaneously (multiplace).Hyperbaric Oxygen thera

INTRODUCTIONIt is crucial that nurse practitioners have a clear understanding of how their state laws and regulations impact their scope of practice. Nurse practitioners fall under the following scopes of practice environments: Depending on the state in which they practice, they may be able to work independently, with a reduced practice, or with a restricted practice. The difference between "reduced" and "restricted practice is the amount of oversight that is nee

INTRODUCTIONOverviewThe following hyperbaric medicine treatment protocol is based upon the recommendations of the Hyperbaric Oxygen Committee of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. Clinical protocols and/or practice guidelines are systematically developed statements that help physicians, other practitioners, case managers and clients make decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances.