New Mexico Chapter

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.

Please call the New Mexico/El Paso Chapter for upcoming Professional Education Programs at (505) 872-0141 or (888) 286-7846.


How to Make Informed Choices about Standard Care and Clinical Trials


This program will educate oncology nurses and social workers about steps patients can take to help make decisions about standard treatment or treatment in clinical trials, and how to communicate this to patients and caregivers.

Speaker: Carlos R. Bachier, MD

Organization: Texas Transplant Institute at Methodist Hospital

Date: Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Time: 6:30pm registration and dinner; 7:00pm - 8:00pm program

Location: Tony Roma's, 2121 South 10th Street, McAllen, TX 78503


Upon completion of this program, nurses and social works will receive 1.0 CEU hour.


Complimentary dinner will be served.



Supported by Grants from:

Celgene   Millennium


last updated on Wednesday, October 29, 2014