Westchester/Hudson Valley Chapter

Date:            Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 
Time:          4:30 pm - 5:00 pm registration; 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm presentation       
Place:         Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Avenue, White Plains New York
Speakers:   David Gordon, MS; Ph.D candidate 2011 in special education
                   Executive Director, Living Through Learning Foundation
Ginny Escobedo, R.N., B.SN., Oncology  Nurse, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital

Goal: To educate school personnel and parents on the cognitive and late effects of treatment of childhood, adolescent,
and young adult cancer to improve the transition of cancer survivors from clinic to classroom.

  • Educational Learning Objectives:
    At the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:
    ? Describe common cancers and treatments affecting children, adolescents, and young adults
    ? Identify challenges for survivors: returning to school, throughout their education, and through young adulthood
    ? Explain laws that protect the rights of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer survivors
    ? Implement strategies to help meet students? short- and long-term educational needs
    ? Access resources that support schools and families, including those from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Continuing Education Information:
    ? Upon completion of this program and submission of the activity evaluation, a certificate of completion will be issued to all attendees
    via email or postal mail within 30 days.
    ? Target Audience: Intermediate and Advanced Level Nurses and Social Workers, and School Personnel
    ? Approval for nurses has been obtained by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's national office under Provider Number CEP 5832 to
    award 3.0 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Provider Number 1105, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) (www.aswb.org) Approved Continuing Education Program (ACE). Approval Period: 12/2008-12/2011. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will
    receive 3.0 CE clinical clock hours

Registration by Friday, May 20 is mandatory!
Registration, questions, grievances, or assistance for individuals with disabilities, please contact;
Denise Raptoulis, Patient Services Manager - denise.raptoulis@lls.org; (914) 821.8992; f (914) 949.0391

last updated on Thursday, April 28, 2011