The American College of Hyperbaric Medicine is a professional organization founded to support the clinical applications and professional practice of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and wound care. Members of the ACHM include physicians, nurses, technicians, and allied healthcare professionals who are dedicated to the appropriate utilization of hyperbaric oxygen for the benefit of patients. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a distinct medical specialty and the ACHM understands and outlines the standards of care for the use of oxygen as a therapeutic agent.
Quality assurance and improvement in the practice of hyperbaric medicine and educational activities to enhance the understanding of the scientific evidence supporting oxygen-based technologies in clinical practice are integral parts of the organization’s mission.
We strive to build upon the work of
our members to improve the quality
and practice of hyperbaric medicine.