Webinar for Healthcare Professionals: Sepsis Prognosis and Hospice Eligibility

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Thursday, September 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.

Sepsis Prognosis and Hospice Eligibility

Featured VITAS Expert

Faith Protsman, MD

Faith Protsman, MD

Regional Medical Director - California, VITAS Healthcare

Faith Protsman, MD is regional medical director for VITAS programs throughout California, responsible for overseeing and leading the medical direction for VITAS locations in the East Bay, Oakland and the Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Diego, San Fernando, San Francisco and San Gabriel.

Dr. Protsman is board certified in general medicine and as a hospice medical director. She is sole proprietor and physician of a full-range family practice, the owner and counselor of the Center for Stress Management, and the initiator of a successful community-based hospital palliative care and hospice program, each in Gilroy, California.

Dr. Protsman earned her medical degree from University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. She completed her internship at the Letterman Army Medical Center in the Department of Internal Medicine in San Francisco, California. Dr. Protsman is an active member of the California Medical Association, American Academy of General Practice and Santa Clara County Medical Association.

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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