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STAYING CONNECTED - FACILITATING THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE DURING AND AFTER CANCER TREATMENT

A FREE professional education program for schoolteachers, nurses, social workers, guidance counselors, college faculty, school psychologists and administrators. Parents are welcome.

Featured Healthcare Presenters from CHOC Health Care Team: Janet Hager, RN, Specialty Nurse and Marcos DiPinto, Ph.D., Neuropsychologist

Goal:
To educate school and college personnel and parents on the effects of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer treatment to improve the learning experience during and after cancer treatment.

Objectives:
At the conclusion of this program participants should be able to:

  • Identify cancers that affect children, adolescents and young adults (AYAs)
     
  • Identify side effects, long-term and late effects of childhood/AYA cancer treatment
     
  • Describe challenges for survivors throughout their education
     
  • Explain laws that protect childhood/AYA cancer survivors' rights
     
  • Develop strategies to help meet the students’ short- and long-term education needs
     
  • Access resources that support schools and families, including those from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Target Audience:
Intermediate & Advanced Level Nurses/Social Workers, School Nurses, School Personnel and Parents

Continuing Education Information: Upon completion of this program and submission of the activity evaluation, a certificate of completion will be issued to all attendees. Approval for nurses has been obtained by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's national office under Provider Number CEP 5832 to award 3.0 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing. Children’s Hospital of Orange County Provider #1677 designates that this course meets the qualifications for 2.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFT?s and/or LCSW?s as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Date:
Friday, April 12, 2013
Time:
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location:
CHOC Children’s
  1201 W. La Veta Ave. Wade Education Center, 2nd Floor, CHOC North
Orange, CA 92868
[click here for directions]
Contact:
For questions, please contact Roxanne Garza, (714) 481-5605
Fee:
There is NO FEE for this program, but registration is required by noon on 4/11/2013.

To register, please go to: http://stayingconnected2013.eventbrite.com


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