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.
Welcome Back: Working Together to Support the Cancer Survivor at School
Topics covered: Common cancers and treatments affecting children, adolescents and young adults; Challenges for survivors as they return to school, continue their education and progress through young adulthood; Laws that protect the rights of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer survivors; Strategies to help meet students' short- and long-term educational needs; and Resources that support schools and families, including those from LLS.
Registration coming soon.
Held in conjunction with the Oncology Nursing Society 40th Annual Congress.
This activity is for researchers, hematologists, oncologists and other healthcare professionals.