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Blood Cancer 101: Update on Disease, Treatment, and the Role of the HCP

Recorded on March 9, 2021

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Format: Noninteractive recorded webinar
1.5 CE Credits Available Until: 
September 30, 2022


Target Audience

Nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with hematologic malignancies.

Course Content Level for Social Workers: Beginner and intermediate


This webinar will provide an overview of blood cancers. Treatment, side effects, psychosocial and financial impacts of a blood cancer diagnosis will be discussed.  The role of social workers, nurses and other members of the healthcare team, along with resources for patient and caregiver education and support will be highlighted.


Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the different blood cancers
  • Describe the psychosocial impact of different blood cancer diagnoses
  • Explain the role of the social worker, nurse and other members of the healthcare team
  • Educate patients and caregivers about clinical trial participation
  • List resources for patients with blood cancers and how to access them



Laura Romundstad, CRNP, MSN, RN
Clinical Trial Nurse Navigator
Clinical Trial Support Center 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 
Lynn Steele, LSW, OSW-C
Information Specialist
Information Resource Center
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 

Continuing Education

Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under Provider Number CEP 5832 to award 1.5 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) Approved Continuing Education Program (ACE). Approval Period: 12/10/2020-12/10/2023. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 1.5 clinical CE contact hours. 

LLS is recognized by the New York State Education Departments State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0117. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 1.5 clinical CE contact hours for this activity.

All continuing education credits are provided free of charge.

Participants must attend the webinar in its entirety, submit the online evaluation form and successfully complete the post- test to earn credit. Once submitted, the certificate will be generated as a PDF online.

There are no system requirements other than an internet connection.


This program is sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


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