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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.

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.

CLL: Update on Treatment and Side Effects Management

Registration coming soon.

Case Study Discussions on the Nurse's Role in Caring for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies

Held in conjunction with the Oncology Nursing Society 40th Annual Congress.

Emerging Immunotherapies for Hematologic Malignancies: Improving Patient Outcomes by Harnessing the Immune System

This activity is for researchers, hematologists, oncologists and other healthcare professionals.

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.

last updated on Tuesday, February 22, 2011