Blood Cancer 201: Moving Beyond the basics of Disease, Treatment and the Role of the HCP
Course Content Level for Social Workers: Intermediate and advanced
Format: Noninteractive recorded webinar
1.0 CE Credits Available Until: June 8, 2023
This accredited CE activity is intended for social workers, nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with hematologic malignancies.
This webinar will provide a more in-depth overview of blood cancers. Pertinent information to be discussed will include the role of genomics and molecular profiling in the diagnosis, prognostication, treatment, and monitoring of patients with hematologic malignancies. The program will also explore the various treatment modalities available for blood cancer patients including clinical trials. Discussion of the psychosocial impact of the disease with the inclusion of resources for patient and caregiver education and support will be provided to aid the multidisciplinary healthcare team in providing relevant, scientific, and holistic care to the blood cancer patient and caregiver.
After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Explain the role of genomics and molecular profiling in the diagnosis, prognostication, treatment, and monitoring of blood cancer.
- Describe the psychosocial impact of different blood cancer diagnoses.
- Explore treatment options for blood cancer patients including precision medicine, cellular therapy, and clinical trials.
- 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 Resource Center
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Registered Nursing Credit Designation
Approval for nurses has been obtained by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society National Office under provider number CEP 5832 to award 1.0 continuing education contact hour through the California Board of Registered Nursing.
Social Work Credit Designation
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Provider Number 1105, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 12/10/2020-12/10/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 clinical continuing education credit.
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 #SW-0117. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 1.0 clinical CE contact hour 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.
For questions, concerns, or for assistance for people with disabilities or grievances, please contact us at ProfEducation@LLS.org.