Healthcare Worker Decompression Sickness

This program was originally provided as a BNA Webinar by Dick Clarke, CHT in September 2018 and reformatted for online continuing education.  This program is worth 1 credit hour.

Nursing Contact Hour CNE costs $15.00 per credit hour.

Non-Physician Category A CEU costs $15.00 per credit hour.



Instructions to Begin

To access the activity housed by Digital Chalk:

  1. Click the button above or type in your browser

  2. Click Create New Account and complete your information as requested, then click Next.

  3. Enter the spam catcher words shown in the box on the screen.

  4. Click the box next to I agree to the DigitalChalk terms of use. Then Click Submit.

  5. Click Catalog tab in the upper right corner of the screen.

  6. Click Add on the activity title you want.  Each offering will read Physician or Non-physician.  Please make sure that you have selected the correct course offering based on the type of credits you would like to obtain.

  7. Click Proceed to checkout

  8. Add the credit card information and click Submit

  9. Click OK at the bottom right.

  10. Begin your coursework.


For questions and further assistance, please contact

For technical questions, please contact Toll free: 877-321-2451 Option 2 
Support hours: 8:30AM ET - 5:30PM ET

Statements and Notices

Non-Physicians: 1 Category A CEU has been approved through the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology (NBDHMT).


Nurses: 1 Nursing Contact Hour National Baromedical Services is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Disclosure Statement:  All faculty, planners and anyone in control of content have no relevant relationships to be resolved.

Commercial Support: There was no commercial support received for this educational activity.

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Privacy Policy

Internet Privacy and Confidentiality Policy
National Baromedical Services understands the importance of privacy of personal information and is committed to honoring your privacy, and to offering special protections for any personal information you choose to share with us. The document you are reading is our privacy policy, and it describes what information we may collect about you, what uses we may make of it, and what precautions we take against unauthorized access or use of your information.

Uses We Make of Information
In this section of our privacy policy, we identify the ways we may use information about you that we have collected.

Aggregate Data 
We create aggregate data about visitors to our Web sites for product development and improvement activities. We also use it for market analysis.

Third Parties
In addition to aggregate information (discussed previously), we may share some kinds of information with third parties as described below. We may contract with other companies and individuals to help us provide services. For example, we may host some of our Web sites on another company's computers or hire technical consultants to assist with Web-based tools. In order to perform their jobs, these other companies may have limited access to some of the personal information we maintain about our users. We require all such companies to comply with the terms of our privacy policies, to limit their access to any personal information to the minimum necessary to perform their obligations, and not to use the information they may access for purposes other than fulfilling their responsibilities to us. We use our best efforts to limit the use of other companies in areas where personally identifiable information may be involved.  If we discover that a third party inadvertently disclosed personal information about any of our customers, we will take immediate action to prevent further occurrences.

Protection of Information
In this section of our privacy policy, we discuss the security measures we take to protect information that we have collected about you.

General Policies 
We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and other measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorized access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction, and accidental loss. We also protect your information by requiring that all our employees and others who have access to or are associated with the processing of your data respect your confidentiality.

Storage of Health Information 
Personally identifiable health information you share with us is stored on our database servers. We have a firewall to prevent individuals from accessing information without authorization. Data centers are physically secure and protected from unauthorized access by unauthorized persons. Physical access to the servers requires individual authorization and authentication.

Information in our data centers is backed up routinely, in order to aid in the recovery of information in the event of accidental damage of information or due to a natural disaster. The backup media is stored in a physically secure storage facility.

Access to Information and Choices 
In this section of our privacy policy, we tell you how to obtain and correct information we have about you, and how to choose what types of information you may share with us.


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Getting Started

Minimum System Requirements for using this Online Program
CPU: 400Mhz Processor
Memory: 512MB RAM
Operating System: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 or Mac OSX
Screen Resolution: 1024×768 or higher
Browser: Firefox version 3, Internet Explorer version 7, Safari version 3, Google Chrome
Browser Plugins: Flash version 9.0.115
Internet Connection of a minimum of 768Kbps dedicated download and 128Kbps dedicated upload