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Updates in Treating Pediatric Leukemia

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Recorded on: May 11, 2022
CE credit available until: December 20, 2023
1.0 CE Contact Hour for registered nurses. 
Format: Non-interactive recorded webinar  


Target Audience

This CE activity is intended for oncologists, pediatric hematologist-oncologists, nurses, and oncology social workers involved in the care of patients with hematologic malignancies. 


Learning Objectives

After completing this CE activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Describe common childhood blood cancers, including AML and ALL
  • Identify signs and symptoms of childhood blood cancers and diagnostic tests
  • Explain treatments, including the role of clinical trials, and LLS PedAL, a precision medicine clinical trial for pediatric AML
  • Describe management of short- and long-term side effects of treatment, follow-up care plans, and communication between the pediatrician/family physician and oncologist
  • Describe psychosocial and survivorship challenges and resources to support children and their families



Todd Cooper, DO
Professor of Pediatrics/University of Washington
Evans Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cancer
Section Chief of Oncology-Pediatric Oncology
Director of the Pediatric Leukemia/Lymphoma Program
Co-Director of the High-Risk Leukemia Program
Seattle Children's Cancer
Seattle, WA

Kristina Lopez, LCSW, MSW
Information Specialist
Information Resource Center
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Rye Brook, NY 


Accreditation, Credit and Support

Nursing Continuing Professional Development Contact Hours

Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under Provider Number CEP 5832 to award 1.0 continuing education contact hour through the California Board of Registered Nursing.


This Activity is provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Medical Learning Institute, Inc.



There is no commercial support associated with this CE activity.


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