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.
Click on the events listed below for more information. Local events will be updated periodically.
LLS national free CEU programs:
Lawrence Oncology Nurses Symposium
Regional Blood Cancer Symposia
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Date: March 31, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. ET
Target Audience: Hematology oncology and BMT nurses, hematology oncology and BMT social workers at all levels of experience and licensure, transplant center coordinators, and other allied health professionals.
After you register, you will receive an email with information about how to participate by telephone or web.
In this free webinar, two physicians will address the risks and benefits of treatment options for patients with AML; how cytogenetics can help to inform clinicians' treatment decisions; and the impact of well-timed referral for blood and marrow transplantation (BMT) on outcomes for patients with high-risk AML. Two national organizations will highlight programs and resources to support patients and caregivers.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
Gail J. Roboz, MD
Director, Clinical and Translational Leukemia Programs, Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and the New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Sergio A. Giralt, MD
Chief, Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute
President, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Sponsored jointly by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the National Marrow Donor Program®/Be The Match®.