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A Conversation on Palliative Care and the Value of the Osteopathic Touch

Total Credits: 1.5 including 1.5 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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OOA - Ohio
Cleanne Cass, DO |  Edward Hosbach, DO |  Arvin Nanda, DO
1 Hour 30 Minutes
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At the end of this session, the participant should be able to…

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify components of palliative care
  • Discuss the ways in which the osteopathic philosophy aligns with finding health near death
  • Develop a strategy for providing care to patients and their families over the final days of life

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Ohio Osteopathic Foundation (OOF) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

Grievance Policy: The OOF strives to provide continuing medical education programs to fulfill the needs of the attendees and to meet the AOA Uniform Guidelines and AOA Accreditation Requirements. Comments, questions, or complaints should be forwarded to OOA Executive Director Matt Harney, by calling the OOF Office at 614-299-2107 or by mail to OOF, PO Box 8130, Columbus OH 43201, or by email to


Cleanne Cass, DO's Profile

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Dr. Cass is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She is also board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Geriatrics. She is a member of the Board of the Ohio Pain Initiative, serves as a member of the American Osteopathic End of Life Committee and National Quality Forum Advisory Committee for Hospice and Palliative Care.

Dr. Cass has no disclosures.

Edward Hosbach, DO's Profile

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Dr. Hosbach practices medicine at Mercer Health Medical Group at Fort Recovery and Mercer Health’s Wellness and Occupational Health Services clinic based at the Community Medical Center in Celina.  As an osteopathic family physician, he provides comprehensive health care to patients from the nursery to the nursing home. He strives to look at the “whole patient” and know them over a long period of time to promote preventive care and better manage chronic illnesses. He enjoys using his osteopathic manipulation skills to improve patient health, as well as doing office procedures such as joint injection and skin surgeries.

He also teaches medical students and residents as a clinical assistant professor for Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM). He is a 1987 OU-HCOM graduate and completed his internship and residency at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, where he was named Intern of the Year. Interestingly, his undergraduate degree is in electrical engineering.

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Arvin Nanda, DO's Profile

Arvin Nanda, DO Related seminars and products

Arvin Nanda, DO graduated from the Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in 1995. He completed his residency in family medicine at Grandview Medical Center. He is board certified through the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.

Dr. Nanda practices medicine at Kettering Health Network at Far Hills Primary Care based in Dayton. His commitment to his patients mirrors the network’s mission to improve the quality of life of the people in the communities he serves.

"I aim to represent unity, inclusion and equality, living life simply and with kindness. My goal is to help elevate and improve the lives and health of people and loving my family, friends and neighbors while serving God." -Dr. Nanda

Dr. Nanda has no disclosures.



Overall:      4.6

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