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The Full Picture of AYA Cancer

*Please Note: The live sessions of this program have passed. This program will be available on-demand in 2024, so please check back later.*

Are you a social worker or nurse working with oncology patients?  Well we have some exciting news for you.

We’re thrilled to announce The Full Picture of AYA Cancer!

Join us for this brand new continuing education program brought to you by Cactus Cancer Society and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  It’s a live, online, interactive program series and free continuing education credits will be offered.

This new program consists of a series of 6 sessions moderated by Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN and an incredible group of expert guests.  (more details on the other speakers coming soon)  You’ll learn why experiencing cancer as an adolescent and young adult (AYA) is so unique from any other ages and how you can best meet the needs of this special population.  Each session will touch on a different topic related to AYA cancer survivorship, including sexuality, fertility, emotional health, and resources specific to AYAs.

How to register: Register for each session by clicking on the link for the session you’re interested in, then following the instructions. 

Session 1: Why AYAs Are Unique – September 14, 2022

Session 2: Sexuality and Contraception for AYAs – September 27, 2022

Session 3: Fertility Preservation for AYAs – October 12, 2022

Session 4: AYA Survivorship Care and Survivorship Care Plans (SCPs) – October 25, 2022

Session 5: The Emotional Impact of Cancer on AYAs – November 9, 2022

Session 6: Resources for AYAs With Cancer – November 22, 2022


After completing this 6-session program series, attendees will be able to:

1. Describe the unique challenges that AYAs with cancer experience

2. Identify key roles that social workers and nurses can play in providing support for AYAs with cancer

3. Describe interventions that social workers and nurses can provide to this population from diagnosis to survivorship/end of life

4. Describe and provide age-appropriate care to young adults with cancer

For each session you attend and complete the evaluation, 1.5 credits will be provided, for a total of 9 possible credits.  Attendance at all six sessions is not required to obtain CE credits.**

**Approval for social workers has been obtained by the National Association of Social Work to award 1.5 continuing education contact hours. 

**Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under Provider Number CEP 5832 to award 1.5 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing.


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