Alabama/Gulf Coast Chapter

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Professional Education Programs

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors a number of free community-based professional education programs for healthcare professionals, particularly for oncology nurses and social workers. Patients, their families and caregivers are also invited to attend.

These programs are led by local doctors and other healthcare professionals and offer continuing education credits for nurses and social workers.

The Alabama/Gulf Coast Chapter sponsors the following professional education prgrams:

  • Getting the Best Cancer Care at Age 55 and Older
  • Myeloma Update: Diagnosis, Treatment and Side Effects Management
  • Improving Treatments for Blood Cancers: What You Need to Know to Make Informed Decisions
  • Welcome Back: Working Together to Support the Cnacer Survivor at School


In addition to our local programs, we sponsor a range of free live and archived online continuing education programs, conferences, meetings and events. For a complete list of our programs, see Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Education Units.

Continuing Education


Approval fro nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's under provider number CEP 5832 to award 2.0 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Social Workers  

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), provider number 1105, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by teh Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education Program (ACE). Approval period: 12/2008-12/2011. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. social workers will receive 2.0 CE (1.75 clinical and .25 social work ethics) clock hours.ovider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work.    


last updated on Wednesday, February 23, 2011