Hyperbaric Medical Technologist

Course Dates: 
October 22 - November 3, 2018 (excluding October 27)

$2,000 + GST

Course Description:

The Hyperbaric Medical Technologist program provides the knowledge and skills essential for a person entering the field of hyperbaric medicine. This course will cover the fundamental knowledge on all aspects of clinical hyperbaric oxygen therapy as well as chamber operation. It is taught with both classroom and practical sessions over two weeks.

The first week covers training in the Fundamentals of Hyperbaric Medicine which has been reviewed and approved as a UHMS Designated Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.  This qualifies for students to apply for 40-hours of CME credits. It has also been reviewed and accepted as an Approved Hyperbaric Medicine Training Course by the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Technology (NBDHMT). This allows eligible students to sit the CHT exam after required internships.

The second week meets the required training of a Hyperbaric Chamber Operator, described in section 22 of the Canadian Standards Association's Competency Standard for Diving Operations (Z275.4). Successful graduates can be issued a certification from the Divers Certification Board of Canada.

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Simon Hotel - Located here on Simon Faser University campus, is just a few minutes walk from our lab. 

Executive Plaza Hotel - Located just down the hill from SFU, either a 10 min drive or 25 min bus from our lab. 

Individual Certificates

This course is comprised of two sections. Each section (Week 1 or Week 2) can be taken exclusively if applicable. Course descriptions located below to see if this is available for you.

Week 1: Fundamentals of Hyperbaric Medicine

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Week 2: Chamber Operator