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Managing AICD Battery Changes at End of Life: Whose Life is it, Anyway?
Presenter: Stephen Hathcock, MD, MAR
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Program Overview:
In this presentation, the speaker will discuss essential issues regarding managing AICD battery changes at end of life.


  1. To learn about issues related to AICD battery changes.
  2. To learn about patient wishes at end of life.
  3. To learn about health care providers' moral distress in honoring patient's wishes.

Speaker Bio:
Stephen Hathcock, MD, MAR, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Speaker Disclosures
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Instructions to obtain credit:

  1. Pay any applicable fees.
  2. Complete the pre-test.
  3. View the entire activity online.
  4. Check completion box.
  5. Complete the post-test.
  6. Complete Evaluation.
  7. Must pass the post-test and complete evaluation to receive credit.
  8. Certificate or transcript available in the “My Profile” tab.

ANCC Accreditation Statement:
Center of Distance Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation.

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UAMS Center for Distance Health
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Little Rock, AR 72205
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Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
50 Registered Users
1 Hours> Non-Accredited

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 CECH, 1 CECH> National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. > CHES