Sailing the Seas of Survivorship
Saturday, June 21, 2014
The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt
6501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21285 *on MTA Bus Route #3
8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Please join us for an informative conference on blood cancer survivorship. Patients, families, and healthcare professionals are welcome. Attendees will hear from survivorship experts, survivors, and caregivers. Our keynote speaker is Kenneth Miller, MD, from The Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute at Sinai. The program is FREE, but pre-registeration is regquired. Complimentary parking, breakfast, lunch, snack, and program materials are included. There will also be interactive resource and research exhibits available.
Goal: To educate the audience about key areas in blood cancer treatment and survivorship.
Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
Target Audience: Blood cancer survivors, families, and oncology nurses and social workers.
Continuing Education Information: Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under provider number CEP 5832 to award 5.75 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), provider number 1105, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org Approved Continuing Education Program (ACE). Approval Period: 12/2011-12/2014. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 5.75 CE clinical clock hours.
National sponsors: Genentech Bio-Oncology/Biogen Idec, Millennium/The Takeda Oncology Company, Teva Oncology, Pharmacyclics/Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Local sponsors: CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, Family of Samuel A. Smith
Please register by 6/13 to ensure your space
For questions, please contact Tracy Orwig, Director of Patient Access at 443-471-1627 or tracy.orwig@LLS.org