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Webinar: Respiratory Symptoms in the Terminally Ill Patient

October 13, 2021

About this Webinar for Healthcare Professionals

The case study of a patient with lung cancer and other pulmonary symptoms frames an exploration of end-of-life care for patients with severe respiratory disease.

This webinar discusses competent management through pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions for respiratory symptoms common to patients with advanced illness. Attendees will understand the value of goals-of-care conversations to support optimal hospice and palliative care for patients with advanced lung disease.

Continuing education credit is available to nurses (RN, LPN, LVN; in California Registered Nurses only), social workers and certified case managers, as well as licensed nursing home administrators in the states of Florida and Illinois.

Attendees can earn one CE hour. See below for full certification information and instructions.

Register for this webinar:

Participants must sign in to the live webinar using the same email address they use to register. To earn CME/CE credit, participants must view the webinar in its entirety and complete an online, post-event evaluation. They then receive a certificate to download, print, and fill out.

Nurses and Case Managers

This activity is approved for one continuing education credit hour for nurses (RN, LPN, LVN, ARNP; in California Registered Nurses only), social workers and certified case managers. Licensed nursing home administrators in the State of Florida and Illinois may also receive one hour of continuing education credit. Attendance for the entire online webinar, as well as completion of a brief online evaluation, is required. Certifications are made available after completion.

Featured VITAS Expert

Henri Nammour MD

Henri Nammour, MD

Regional Medical Director - Central and North Florida, VITAS Healthcare

Henri Nammour, MD, is a Regional Medical Director for VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Dr. Nammour oversees and leads the medical direction for VITAS in Central and North Florida, including locations in Citrus County and the Nature Coast, Jacksonville, Lake and Sumter counties, Mid-State, Orlando, Pensacola, and Volusia and Flagler counties.

Dr. Nammour is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and hospice and palliative medicine. He has 28 years of clinical experience, including his former role as medical director at VITAS in Volusia/Flagler counties, Florida.

Dr. Nammour earned his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine in Lebanon. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore and earned a fellowship in pulmonary disease and critical care from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center affiliated with Columbia University in New York City. He is an active member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

If you require an accommodation for a disability, please email us at webinars@vitas.com.