Webinar for Healthcare Professionals: Advanced Lung Disease

A healthcare professional looking at a computer

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.

Nurses and Case Managers

To earn CE credit, attendees must view the webinar in its entirety, complete an online, post-event evaluation and download their own CE certificate. Participants must register and sign in to the live webinar using the same email address.

This activity is approved for one continuing education credit hour for nurses (RN, LPN, LVN; in California, Registered Nurses only), Social Workers and Certified Case Managers. Licensed Nursing Home Administrators in the State of Florida 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.

Physicians

Jointly Accredited Provider logo

Satisfactory Completion - Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. You must participate in the entire activity as partial credit is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.

Physicians - In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and VITAS Healthcare. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Advanced Lung Disease

Featured VITAS Expert

Eric Shaban MD

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.

Español 繁體中文