Free Continuing Education (CE) and Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program
1.0 CE and CME Credits Available
This interactive, live webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of the long-term and late effects of childhood blood cancers and their treatment. Faculty will focus on the importance of following a care plan and working in consultation with the treating pediatrician and/or family physician in a survivorship program. Survivorship guidelines for the childhood blood cancer patient population and resources for survivors and their families will be reviewed.
Pediatricians, family physicians, oncologists, pediatric hematologists-oncologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and oncology social workers involved in the care of patients with hematologic malignancies.
Course Content Level for Social Workers: Intermediate and Advanced
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Describe an overview of long-term and late effects of treatment for childhood blood cancers
- Explain the importance of following a care plan, consultation in a survivorship program and communication between the treating pediatrician/family physician and family
- Address survivorship guidelines, including screening and management strategies
- Identify strategies and resources to support survivors, including as they continue their education
Tara O. Henderson, MD, MPH, FASCO
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Survivorship Center
Director, Cancer Survivorship and Co-Leader
Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Danielle Novetsky Friedman, MD, MS
Assistant Member, Pediatric Long-Term Follow-Up Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Continuing Education (CE) Information
The Survivorship Care for Childhood and Adolescent Blood Cancer program is pending for 1.0 prescribed credit hours by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Please complete the evaluation to obtain enduring credit.
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.
Social Workers: We have submitted an application to ASWB ACE for consideration of 1.0 CE credit for this course.
Participants must attend the 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.
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This program is sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Clinical Directors Network, Inc.