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Webinar for Healthcare Professionals: Reducing Hospital Readmissions and Length of Stay

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Earn one continuing education hour with this free webinar.

What are best practices for the terminally ill? What do patients, families and payers want? What is the role of hospice in this issue? This webinar analyzes the data from the perspective of the patient, the healthcare provider and the changing healthcare environment. Case-based examples illustrate how hospice can help.

Thursday, June 14, 2018
2 p.m. EST 1 hour

Earn one continuing education hour with this free webinar.

Attendees of this webinar will learn to:

  • Employ appropriate pharmacological interventions for pain utilizing the WHO Analgesic Ladder as a guide
  • Discuss the intent of the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program
  • Identify three components of readmission measures
  • Verbalize an understanding of preventable hospital readmissions
  • Appreciate the role of hospice in reducing hospital readmissions

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Thank you for attending this webinar held on June 14, 2018

This course is approved for one continuing education credit hour for Registered Nurses and Social Workers as well as approval for Certified Case Managers. Attendance for the entire class as well as completion of a brief online survey is required; certifications are forwarded after completion.
Featured VITAS expert:
Eric Shaban, MD
Regional Medical Director
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, 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 as well as the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Shaban earned his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Boston University in Massachusetts and his Medical Degree from St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident.