Jay Duchnick, RN, CHT
After service as an aviation survivalman, search and rescue air crewman and helicopter rescue swimmer in the U.S. Coast Guard for much of the 1980’s, Jay spent six years as an Oceanfront Lifeguard. In 1995 he became Program Director at UC San Diego Medical Center, Hillcrest. Over the ensuing two decades, he has accumulated extensive multiplace chamber operations and management experience. In 1996, Jay was certified by the NBDHMT as a hyperbaric technologist, and he also holds PALS and ACLS certifications.
Jay received his nursing degree in 2013. He is a long-standing Associate member of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. He serves as a member of the National Fire Protection Association Steering Committee on Veterinary & Hyperbaric Safety and the San Diego County Diver Death Review Committee. His UHMS Annual Scientific Meeting presentations have addressed safety of inside attendants, hyperbaric patient safety and recreational diver safety. Jay is a co-author of two peer reviewed scientific publications.
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