Researchers & Healthcare Professionals

Pediatric ALL - Update on Treatment and Follow-Up Care

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Date: October 23, 2013
CE Credit Available Until: July 24, 2015
Location: Virtual Lecture
Target Audience: Oncology nurses and social workers involved in the treatment of pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
View: Program Slides | Diapositivas (Spanish program slides)
Read: Transcript
Listen: Presentation | Q&A Session | Presentación y sesión de preguntas (Spanish audio)
Access: Virtual Lecture

Activity Purpose

To educate oncology nurses and social workers about treatment options for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Educational Objectives

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

  • Describe current treatment options for pediatric ALL
  • Identify clinical trials and emerging therapies for pediatric ALL
  • Explain the importance of follow-up care after treatment ends
  • Describe strategies for side effects management and quality of life issues for patients and caregivers


Susan R. Rheingold, MD
Medical Director, Oncology Outpatient Clinic
Attending Physician
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Cara Simon, PhD, APRN, CPNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Outpatient Leukemia/Lymphoma Program
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Sponsors and Supporters

This program is sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and supported by a grant from Jazz Pharmaceuticals.

last updated on Tuesday, February 18, 2014