Pressure and Gas Laws (1.0 hour)

by Robert Sheffield, BA, CHT

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This activity is taken from a DVD titled CHT/CHRN Certification Exam Review Course.  If you have used this topic for credit in the past the NBDHMT will not allow you to re-use the same content for renewal credit.


This activity consists of 2 separate video topics for hyperbaric technologists and nurses: (1) Gases and Pressure. The properties of Oxygen, Nitrogen, Air, Carbon Dioxide, and Carbon Monoxide are discussed. The concepts of pressure and pressure conversions are discussed. Presenter-Robert Sheffield (21 min). (2) Gas Laws. The concepts of Boyle’s, Charles’, Guy-Lussac’s, Dalton’s, and Henry’s law are presented. Sample problems are used to show the calculations of the gas laws. Presenter-Robert Sheffield (31 min)

Continuing Education

[Nurse] 1.0 contact hours. Provider approved by the California Board of Nursing. Provider number CEP17094.

[CHT] This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for 1.0 Category A credits by the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology.

CHT re-certification requires a minimum of nine of the minimum 12 Category A credits relate directly to any combination of hyperbaric operations, related technical aspects and chamber safety.

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