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Session 1: Why AYAs Are Unique

Join us for this brand new continuing education program in collaboration with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!

This is session one of a  6-session program series moderated by Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN and an incredible group of expert guests.

It will be an online, live, interactive program and free continuing education credits will be offered. Each session will touch on a different topic related to AYA cancer, including sexuality, fertility, emotional health, and resources specific to AYAs.

During Session 1: Why AYAs Are Unique, you’ll learn why experiencing cancer as a young adult is so different from any other age, and how you can best meet the needs of this special population.

When: Wednesday, September 14th, 5:00-6:30pm PT / 7:00-8:30pm CT / 8:00-9:30pm ET

Where: on Zoom

Speakers:

          Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN
          CancerCare Manitoba

          Mallory Casperson, MS
          Cactus Cancer Society

How It Works: Sign up by clicking the button below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. After attending the webinar, you will receive 1.5 CE credits.

Learning Objectives:  At the end of this session participants will be able to…

1. Understand the key issues for AYAs with cancer from a developmental perspective
2. Identify the role of family and supporters/allies from diagnosis to survivorship / end of life
3. Describe the role of social workers and nurses in providing care to AYAs with cancer

 

Attendance to all six sessions is not required to obtain CE credits. You’ll receive 1.5 credits for each session you attend after completing the evaluation.**

**Approval for social workers has been obtained by the National Association of Social Work under Approval # 886838662-6697 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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Are you a social worker or nurse working with oncology patients? Learn how to best meet the needs of this unique population. CEs offered.

Dates

Wed, Sep 14, 2022
5:00 pm
- 6:30 pm
PST