Webinar for Healthcare Professionals: Palliative vs. Curative Care

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT

Earn one continuing education hour with this free webinar. To earn CE credit, attendees must view at least 50 minutes of the webinar, 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.

Palliative vs. Curative Care

Featured VITAS Expert

Ileana Leyva, MD

Ileana Leyva, MD

Regional Medical Director - South Florida, VITAS Healthcare

Ileana Leyva, MD, has a knack for plunging into new environments and achieving mastery, whether as a pediatrician in a busy Chicago ICU or, currently, as the regional medical director for VITAS in South Florida.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Miami, Dr. Leyva followed it up with an MD from Central Eastern University in the Dominican Republic.

A focus on education, advocacy and outreach guides Dr. Leyva as she devises solutions that benefit the entire hospice community: patients, families, caregivers and healthcare providers.

VITAS Continuing Education Details

VITAS Healthcare programs in California/Connecticut/Delaware/Illinois/Northern Virginia/Ohio/Pennsylvania/Washington DC/Wisconsin are provided CE credit for their Social Workers through VITAS Healthcare Corporation, provider #1222, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. VITAS Healthcare maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: (06/06/18 - 06/06/21). Social Workers participating in this course will receive 1 clinical continuing education clock hour.

To request accommodations for disability (ADA), contact webinars@vitas.com prior to the course event. All requests should be granted per VITAS, state and federal ADA requirements.

If you have a complaint or grievance regarding the VITAS continuing education process, email: Tammy.Quinn@vitas.com.

This activity is approved for one continuing education credit hour for all nurses (in California, registered nurses only), social workers and certified case managers. Florida-licensed nursing home administrators may also receive one hour of continuing education credit.

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