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 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.

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.

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.

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