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.
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
UPCOMING LOCAL PROGRAMS:
Meet the Doctor: Updates in the Treatment of Leukemia, Lymphoma & Myeloma
Speaker: Michelle T. Ashworth, MD; Texas Oncology
After this program participants will be able to:
Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Time: 6:30pm - registration and dinner, 7:00pm - 8:00pm - program
Location: St. David's South Austin Medical Center, Auditorium AB, 901 West Ben White Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
Complimentary dinner will be served. Pre-registration for the free program is required.
1.5 CEUs will be awarded.
Supported by a Grant from:
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 workers will receive 1.0 CEU hour.
Complimentary dinner will be served.
Supported by Grants from:
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.