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Physician CME Opportunities

2020 Palliative Care fellowship winners


Hospice of the Valley is proud to be a leader in educating healthcare professionals and the public about quality end-of-life care. Our goal is to enhance knowledge about hospice and palliative medicine. Groups of 15 or more may schedule the speakers and presentations below. Please call (602) 287-7008 or email ProfessionalEducation@hov.org.

Online Modules

During this time of restricted movement, cancelled professional conferences and social distancing Hospice of the Valley is offering Arizona providers (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants) an opportunity to earn up to 6.5 hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits through interactive, online modules from the comfort and safety of your office or home.

To request access, please email education@hov.org.

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Health Care Decisions

Hospice in a Nutshell

Managing Agitation in Dementia

Ned Stolzberg, MD
Ned Stolzberg, MD

Executive Medical Director Hospice of the Valley

MD, University of Massachusetts Board Certification: Family Medicine; Hospice and Palliative Medicine

The Talk: Introducing Hospice to Patients and Families Tube Feed or Not Tube Feed, That is the Question

Discussing the Pros and Cons of Artificial Nutrition Near End of Life

Gobi Paramanandam
Gobi K. Paramanandam, MD

Director, Arizona Palliative Home Care Hospice of the Valley

MD, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

MHSM, W.P. Carey School of Business, ASU

Board Certification: Family Medicine; Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Intro to Palliative Care and How it Differs from Hospice

Medicare Coverage for End-of-Life Care Conversations

Mark Heisler, Pham.D
Mark Heisler, Pharm.D

Clinical Pharmacist Hospice of the Valley

Pharm.D, University of Arizona, Tucson

Board Certification: Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties

Stop the Madness: Recognition and Management of Delirium in Palliative Care

Addition by Subtraction: Deprescribing in Palliative Care

Paul Stander, MD
Paul Stander, MD

Medical Director Hospice of the Valley

MD, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Communication in Serious Illness: Sharing Bad News