Webinar for Healthcare Professionals: Advanced Lung Disease
Thursday, November 7, 2019
1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
What is advanced lung disease (ALD) and which populations are most at risk? What impact does ALD have on the quality of life of those living with it? What role does hospice play in the management of pulmonary diseases at the end of life?
This webinar will examine end-stage pulmonary diseases from the perspectives of the patient, healthcare provider and payer. The included case studies illustrate the patient journey and how hospice can help.
Advanced Lung Disease
Featured VITAS Expert
Eric Shaban, MD
Regional Medical Director - Northeast and Midwest, VITAS Healthcare
Eric Shaban, MD is a Regional Medical Director for VITAS Healthcare. Dr. Shaban collaborates on clinical programs and supports the growth of VITAS’ programs in Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Wisconsin and Ohio.
Prior to joining VITAS in 2011, Dr. Shaban completed a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. In 2010, he was the recipient of the Michael R. Katz MD Award by AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center.
He is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Nurses and Case Managers
This activity is approved for one continuing education credit hour for Nurses (RN, LPN, LVN) and Certified Case Managers. Licensed Nursing Home Administrators in the State of Florida only may also receive one hour of continuing education credit. Social Workers from the states of Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey and Texas who participate in this course will 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.