Webinar for Healthcare Professionals: Respiratory Problems in the Terminally Ill Patient
Thursday, October 24, 2019
1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
The goal of this presentation is to educate healthcare professionals on ways to effectively and competently manage respiratory symptoms so that terminally ill patients and their families may receive the optimum hospice and palliative care.
This webinar teaches participants to:
- Define cough and hemoptysis
- List palliative treatment options
- Describe the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions
- Explain the “Death Rattle” and effective treatment agents
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.
Respiratory Symptoms in the Terminally Ill Patient
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.