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Webinar for Healthcare Professionals: Exploring Hospice Care

Exploring Hospice Care Continuing Education | VITAS Healthcare

Some 80% of Americans would prefer to die at home. Hospice makes that happen - lengthening the continuum of care, eliminating futile trips to the ED and reducing hospital readmissions. Hospice helps patients and families make the transition from hospital to home, from curative care to palliative. Hospice allows your patients to die in comfort and dignity, surrounded by the people they love.

Earn one continuing education hour with this free webinar. Exploring Hospice Care shows how hospice provides timely, quality end-of-life care to terminally ill patients and their families and how healthcare professionals can identify hospice-appropriate patients.

Thank You For Attending

Here is a copy of the presentation for your reference:

Thursday, February 11, 2016
2 p.m. EST 1 hour

This free continuing education webinar helps you:

  • Discern the difference between palliative and curative care
  • Learn the clinical criteria for hospice eligibility
  • Understand the team approach to patient care
  • Identify the services available to hospice patients and their loved ones
 
This course is approved for one continuing education credit hour for Registered Nurses and Social Workers as well as approval for Certified Case Managers. Attendance for the entire class as well as completion of a brief online survey is required; certifications are forwarded after completion.
 
Featured VITAS expert:
 
Sue Malter  
Sue Malter
Director of National Accounts
VITAS Healthcare

Sue Malter brings more than 20 years of experience to her role as director of national accounts for VITAS Healthcare. She negotiates and oversees managed care contracts for VITAS in California, Illinois, Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Michigan and Wisconsin. Sue led the development of managed care agreements on behalf of VITAS in California and is involved in developing business relationships with national physicians’ groups.