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Webinar: Nutrition and Hydration in the Hospice Patient

August 4, 2021

FAQs About VITAS Webinars

About this Webinar for Healthcare Professionals

To share the clinical end-of-life expertise we have developed since 1978, VITAS Healthcare offers free webinars by experienced hospice professionals to educate on the benefits of hospice.

Continuing education credit is available to nurses (RN, LPN, LVN; in California Registered Nurses only), social workers and certified case managers, as well as licensed nursing home administrators in the states of Florida and Illinois.

Attendees can earn one CE hour. See below for full certification information and instructions.

If you require an accommodation for a disability, please email us at webinars@vitas.com.

Register for “Nutrition and Hydration in the Hospice Patient”

Nurses and Case Managers

This activity is approved for one continuing education credit hour for nurses (RN, LPN, LVN; in California Registered Nurses only), Social Workers and Certified Case Managers. Licensed Nursing Home Administrators in the states of Florida and Illinois may 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.

Featured VITAS Expert

Dr. Zulmarie Ortiz

Zulmarie Ortiz, MD

Medical Director - Broward County, VITAS Healthcare

Zulmarie Ortiz, MD, is medical director of VITAS Healthcare in Broward County, Florida. She joined VITAS in 2017 after serving four years as Baptist Hospital of Miami’s first inpatient palliative care physician.

She completed specialty training in hospice and palliative care in Tampa in 2012 at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa General Hospital and LifePath Hospice.

Dr. Ortiz graduated from New York Medical College and is an associate professor at Florida International University College of Medicine.