Indication for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Part 2

Presented by:
Catherine Hontz-Geisinger, RRT, CHT, HSD, BHCA
Hyperbaric Safety Officer, UF Health Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center

Faculty Disclosure:
Catherine Hontz-Geisinger has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Release Date: October 2, 2023
Expiration Date: October 1, 2025

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Oncology Physicians, Audiologist, Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives:
As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Develop a basic understanding of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) with Effects of Radiation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of testing options to identify the different types of Soft Tissue Radio necrosis, Sudden Hearing Loss, Central Retinal Artery Occlusion.
  • Identify and administer different tests to safely treat a patient in HBOT.

Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Resources for further study:

  1. Physiology and Medicine of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, 2008 Neuman, TS., Thom, SR.
  2. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Hyperbaric Oxygen Indications, 15th Edition, 2023 Huang, E.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Cathy Hontz-Geisinger at (352) 265-4450 or

Section #: 2560