HBOT for animals BASIC TRAINING COURSE
July 7th-9th, 2021
This training opportunity is a certificate course designed to provide pertinent information for veterinarians and veterinary technicians along with other professionals on the safe and efficacious application of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in veterinary medicine. This is a comprehensive course that covers topics that include physics, physiology, indications, side effects, equipment and safety. This basic training course has been approved by the Veterinary
Hyperbaric Association and successful completion fulfills the firstcredential for achieving Certified Veterinary Hyperbaric Technician (CHT-V) status. The course is presented by a qualified and experienced faculty team.
HBOT for Animals Basic Training Course Description:
The course is available for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, and other professionals interested in the application of hyperbaric oxygen in animals. It is required for completing
the steps necessary for achieving certification as a CHT-V and highly recommended for all animal hospitals and other facilities that provide hyperbaric therapy.
To provide an opportunity for individuals to learn…
● The science behind the application of hyperbaric oxygen in animals, how hyperbaric oxygen
produces beneficial effects.
● What conditions or diseases in animals can benefit from the application of hyperbaric oxygen.
● About requirements and strategies to safely apply hyperbaric oxygen to various
The basic training course will initially be provided as a 2 ½ day on-line, virtual experience. In-person courses will be considered in the future when they can be safely conducted.
Curriculum - General Topics:
Terminology and Definitions
Units and unit conversions
Laws and their application
No - decompression tables – application
Physiology and pharmacology of oxygen
Patient selection and preparation
Animal Hyperbaric Systems Characteristics
Operational chamber safety
Guidelines, recommendations, standards, codes, and laws