Associate Plus membership
Associate Plus membership, this level is open to Medical Practitioners appropriately qualified or under training in Hyperbaric Medicine IAW AS/NZS 4774.2. The qualifications are: Senior Hyperbaric Medical Practitioner (SHMP) Hyperbaric Medical Practitioner (HMP) or Hyperbaric Medical Officer (HMO) and are currently employed in permanent or casual positions at an Australian Government Approved Comprehensive Hyperbaric Medicine Facility.
New applications will be classified “Pending” prior to assessment by the appropriate HTNA Training Committee & Executive
Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment at the approved facility must attract Medicare or Health New Zealand authorised benefits on an attendance basis. The hospital must also provide the following in a separate area, on a 24-hour basis:
Is equipped and staffed, so that it can provide to a patient, the following:
Has admission and discharge policies in operation; and
Is staffed by:
At least 1 qualified hyperbaric chamber supervisor with specific training in hyperbaric chamber supervision to the published standards of the Hyperbaric Technicians and Nurses Association, who is present during hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Benefits of Associate Plus Membership:
Associate Plus members have access to everything a Full Member does except voting rights within the Association. This includes all live educational webinars, pre-recorded videos in our library.