Blood Cancer 101

Welcome to

Blood Cancer 101

February 4, 2021

Live Virtual Webinar

Program: 1:00 pm  - 2:30 pm


This webinar will provide an overview of blood cancers. Treatment, side effects, psychosocial and financial impacts of a blood cancer diagnosis will be discussed.  The role of social workers, nurses and other members of the healthcare team, along with resources for patient and caregiver education and support will be highlighted.


Laura Romundstad, CRNP, MSN, RN
Clinical Trial Nurse Navigator
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Lynn Steele, LSW, OSW-C
Information Specialist
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the different blood cancers
  • Describe the psychosocial impact of different blood cancer diagnoses
  • Explain the role of the social worker, nurse and other members of the healthcare team
  • Educate patients and caregivers about clinical trial participation
  • List resources for patients with blood cancers and how to access them
Continuing Education (CE) Information 

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. Participants will be sent an evaluation to complete and will then be sent a certificate within 30 days.

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 1.5 continuing education credit.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is recognized by the New York State Education Departments State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0117. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 1.5 clinical CE 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.                                                                                                                                                

Target Audience: Social workers, nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with hematologic malignancies. Course content level for social workers: beginner and intermediate

Provider: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Blood Cancer 101
February 4, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm