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Staying Connected: Facilitating the Learning Experience During and After Cancer Treatment


Date: Thursday, October 9th, 2014
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm      
Refreshments will be served.

Place: Children's Hospital & Clinic, 2530 Chicago Ave. S. Mpls., MN 55404

A free parking pass will be provided at the program. The entrance to the Children's Specialty Center parking ramp (West Parking Ramp) is off E 26th Street, west of Chicago Ave. 

Speakers:  Bonnie Carlson-Green, PhD LP and Melissa Hansen, RN CNP

RSVP is required.

Register online at: http://www.llsform.org/0490FS01/form8/index.html

Goal: To educate school and college personnel and parents on the effects of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer treatment to improve the learning experience during and after cancer treatment.

Objectives:
At the conclusion of this program participants should be able to:

  • Identify cancers that affect children, adolescents, and young adults (AYAs)   
  • Identify side effects, long-term, and late effects of childhood/AYA cancer treatment
  • Describe challenges for survivors throughout their education 
  • Explain laws that protect childhood/AYA cancer survivors? rights 
  • Develop strategies to help meet the students? short- and long-term educational needs 
  • Access resources that support schools and families, including those from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • For more information, or for questions, grievances or assistance for individuals with disabilities, contact:
    The Leukemia &Lymphoma Society, Minnesota Chapter
    Lindsay Anderson

    Patient Access Manager
    612-259-4506 or Lindsay.Anderson@lls.org

    www.LLS.org/mn/patientservices


    Continuing Education Information:

  • Upon completion of this program and submission of the activity evaluation, a certificate of completion will be issued to all attendees at the end of the program.
  • Target Audience: Intermediate and Advanced Level Nurses and Social Workers, and School Personnel
  • Approval for nurses has been obtained by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's national office under Provider Number CEP 5832 to award 2.0 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: 12/2008-12/2011. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 2.0 CE clinical clock hours.
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