Rocky Mountain 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.

Myeloma: Diagnosis, Treatment & Side Effects Management

Speaker: Steven Schuster, MD

Organization/Affiliation: University of Colorado Health

Date: October 29th, 2014

Time: 5:30pm dinner and registration, 6:00pm program

Location: 2121 E. Harmony Road, Suite 170, Fort Collins, CO


Pre-registration for this free program is required.  Complimentary dinner will be provided.


Goal: To educate oncology nurses and social workers on the current and emerging therapies in the treatment of myeloma.

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

  • Describe diagnosis and current treatment options for individuals living with myeloma
  • Describe side effects and symptom management for myeloma
  • Identify emerging therapies under study for myeloma
  • Explain the role of stem cell transplantation in myeloma treatment
  • Apply strategies to enhance quality of life for individuals living with myeloma
  • Discuss resources available including those from LLS for patients, caregivers and healthcare providers.

Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under provider number CEP 5832 to award 2.0 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing. 

Social workers will receive 2.0 CE (1.50 clinical and .50 social work ethics) clock hours.






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 Friday, September 26, 2014