Introduction to Hyperbaric Medicine Training Course

This course provides the knowledge of hyperbaric medicine to safely operate a hyperbaric chamber in accordance with current industry and regulatory standards.

The Introduction to Hyperbaric Medicine course has been developed with information in functional and safety instruction to allow applicants a sound foundation to operate a hyperbaric chamber in a hospital or private facility.

This course is the first step in attaining your International Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (ICHT) certification. This certification would allow you to safely operate a Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber and a must if you are planning to open a Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center.

Completion of this course alone does not constitute certification or credentialing.

Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the course.

This course is offered virtually if needed.

Register now for upcoming Intro to Hyperbaric Medicine training courses!

Upcoming 2024 Course Dates

  • February 21st – 24th : 8am – 6pm (registration deadline – February 14th)
  • April 10th – 13th : 8am – 6pm (registration deadline – April 3rd)
  • June 26th – 29th : 8am – 6pm (registration deadline – June 19th)
  • Augusts 20th – 23rd : 8am – 6pm (registration deadline – August 13)
  • October 8th – 11th : 8am – 6pm (registration deadline – October 1st)
  • December 4th – 7th : 8am – 6pm (registration deadline – November 27th)


    • $800 / person

    Topics Covered

    This is an introductory course that covers material designed to prepare those interested in operating a hyperbaric chamber:

    It will discuss:

    • Hyperbaric History
    • The Physics and Physiology of Hyperbaric Medicine
    • Therapeutic Mechanisms of Oxygen Under Pressure
    • Side Effects and Contraindications
    • Hyperbaric Safety
    • Hands-on Chamber Operations
    • The Elements of Wound Care
    • Dive Planning and the Prevention of Decompression Sickness
    • Setting Up and Running a Hyperbaric Clinic


    This course will be held at The Oxford Center located at 7030 Whitmore Lake Rd. in Brighton, Michigan (48116). Participants are responsible for their own travel, food, and lodging.

    This course will be available virtually FOR A LIMITED TIME. Participants must be able to attend all sessions, and must have a device with a camera for class participation and monitoring.