Target Audience: Physician, Clinicians, RNs, PAs, and allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this course attendees should be able to discuss and clinincally apply facts relevant to:
1. Diving Safety-issues and gear choice to improve survival in emergencies
2. Hyperbaric medicine- applications, protocols and mechanisms
3. Decompression physiology and pathophysiology
4. Marijuana/CBD oil and diving
5. Anatomic pathology seen in diving accidents
6. Diagnosis and Management of Baraotrauma

Keynote Speaker: Paul Martin Asheville, NC
Adjunct Speakers: James Fulcher M.D., Ann- Marie Padilla M.D, Thomas Fralich M.D.,
Robert Arusell M.D., Bridget Thomas, RN, MSN,
Faculty Disclosure: Drs. Martin, Fulcher, Padilla, Fralich, Arusell and Mrs. Thomas ‘none of the planners or speakers have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies’
Planner Disclosure: Drs. Martin, Fulcher, Padilla, Fralich, Arusell and Mrs. Thomas ‘none of the planners or speakers have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies’
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of SUNY Upstate Medical University and the International Society of Aquatic Medicine. SUNY Upstate Medical University is accredited by the ACCME to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.


Credit Designation: Upstate Medical University designates this live activity for a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participating in the activity.
Disclosure Policy: To ensure balance,independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all certified CME activity Upstate Medical University requires that all planners, faculty and individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest.
Detailed disclosures will be made in writing prior to speaker presentations.
Commercial Support: No commercial support was received for this educational activity

Paul Martin, MD
Is our featured keynote speaker and has been our course director for 9 years. Dr. Martin is board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He graduated from University of Arizona School of Medicine and is a leading specialist in Addiction and Occupational Medicine. Dr. Martin is an Associate Clinical Professor with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr.
Martin is immediate Past-President of the NC Society of Addiction Medicine and the Southeastern Atlantic College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is a master scuba diver and an advocate of diving safety.


The 46th Annual Spring Meeting will find us at the all-new Brac Reef Beach Resort.Painted with coconut palms, sea grapes trees, and scattered with hammocks, the beautiful tranquil beach of Brac Reef Beach Resort sits at the heart of a multi-million dollar rebuild of our charming Cayman Brac Beach Resort following the devastation of Hurricane Palama in November 2008. Brac Reef Beach Resort is a charming, family-owned all – inclusive getaway located on four and a half acres of white-sand beach front on the island of Cayman Brac. While Cayman Brac diving is our specialty, Brac Reef caters to divers and non-divers alike. In addition to world- famous Cayman Brac diving, other island activities include snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, tennis, beach volley ball, hiking, caving, rock climbing, bird watching and biking.

Add to this onsite day spa services, a fitness center and a gift shop and you’ve got yourself one heck of a holiday. Cayman Brac Beach Resort and Reef Divers, the in- house dive operation for the resort, is the perfect pair – the ideal combination of spectacular diving and tropical resort luxury. Three boat dives a day will be offered to our group. Cayman Bract is the middle sister of the three Cayman
Islands. It is a coral island, surrounded by reefs and with a population of about 1200 residents. It has changed very little since Christopher Columbus discovered it in 1503. Diving enthusiasts from around the world have been drawn to the unparalleled splendor of the Cayman waters. Cayman Brac is considered one of the world’s premier diving destinations.


Diving Highlights Include:
Site of the world’s newest wreck dive, the Russian Frigate 356, now named the M/V Capt. Keith Tibbett’s. Turtles, Spotted Eagle Rays,
Reef Sharks, Nassau Groupers, Moray Eels, Stingrays, Horse- Eye Jacks, Barracuda, Flying Gurnards and more than 100 different hard and soft corals and over 500 types of fish, unlimited visibility…usually 100 to 150 feet…with little to no current warm water… Spring 80 to 84 degrees. Trips to Bloody Bay wall are offered during the week depending on the weather.

Required Equipment:
C cards Responsibility: ISAM. Traveler’s Choice, Cayman Brac Beach Resort and Reef Divers assume no responsibility or liability as
to the safety quality of conditions, nor for the act of any employee or agent of any establishment, firm, person or entity furnishing such services transportation, equipment, substitution or unperformed services, nor assume any responsibility or liability for the safety of any participating individual while engaged in underwater activities… All trip participants will be required to sign an ISAM/Traveler’s Choice liability waiver.

Group Package Includes:
3-3 (3 Dives / 3 Meals) 7 nights ocean view accommodations based on double occupancy
Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily
6 days of 3 tank diving, 17 total dives
Transfers, taxes and service fees
Gratuities to the dive guides
One ISAM gift per registrant
26 hours of Category 1 CME credits

Costs: Per Person/ double occupancy beach view room.
(No airfare included in this price. All prices subject to change.)
Costs are based on payment by check. Use of a credit card add 4%.
Diver ……………………………………………………………… $2695.00
Non Diver ………………………………………………………. $2445.00
Single Supplement Beach View Room …………………. $300.00
Yearly ISAM dues to be current ………………………….. $100.00


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How to book flights for the Cayman Brac trip ?

Maupin Travel
919 821 2146

Group # 121448
Full info for air travel and this is our group number 121448