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Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation as Treatment for Blood Cancers: Social Work, Key to the Team

For Social Workers
Recorded on June 5, 2020

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Format: Recorded Webinar
CE Credits Available Until: October 31, 2021

Target Audience

Social workers involved in the care of patients with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT).

Course Content Level for Social Workers  — Intermediate and Advanced
 

Description

This webinar will provide a basic overview of types of hematopoietic cell transplantation used in the treatment of blood cancers, including autologous, allogeneic, and reduced-intensity allogeneic stem-cell transplantation as a treatment option for blood cancers and describe strategies to manage treatment side effects as well as potential long-term and late effects of hematopoietic cell transplantation. Resources for patients, caregivers and healthcare providers will be discussed.
 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the types of hematopoietic cell transplantation used in the treatment of blood cancers, including autologous, allogeneic, and reduced-intensity allogeneic stem-cell transplantation
  • Identify the methods of stem-cell collection used in patients with blood cancers
  • Explain the overarching goals of hematopoietic cell transplantation for all types of blood cancers
  • Explain hematopoietic cell transplantation as a treatment option for blood cancers
  • Describe strategies to manage treatment side effects as well as potential long-term and late effects of hematopoietic cell transplantation
  • Describe the roles of the pharmacist, the nurse and nurse practitioner in treating patients with HCT

 

Faculty

Ran Reshef, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 
Director, Translational Research
Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy Program
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Columbia Center for Transnational Immunology
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Rachel Abramova, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Manager 
Stem Cell Transplant/Myeloma
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
New York, NY

Corinne Shamehdi, MPAS, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Blood and Marrow Transplant 
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 
New York, NY

Krista McCarthy, LCSW
Senior Social Worker
Outpatient Hematology Oncology & BMT Program
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 
New York, NY

Alison Hoffman, LMSW
Social Worker
Inpatient Hematology Oncology & BMT Program
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 
New York, NY

 

Continuing Education

Social Worker Designation 

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Provider Number 1105, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. LLS maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 12/10/2020-12/10/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1.75 continuing education credits.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0117. LLS maintains responsibility for this program. Social workers will receive 1.75 CE clinical contact hours for this activity.

Participants must attend the free webinar in its entirety and submit the online evaluation form to earn credit. Once submitted, the certificate will be automatically generated as a PDF online.

 

Providers

This program is provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

 

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Participants gain access to the webinar via the registration button above. To view system requirements for this program, please click here.

For questions, concerns, or for assistance for people with disabilities or grievances, please contact us at profeducation@LLS.org.

 



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