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Topics Covered

  • Overview of CLL
  • Caring for Your Loved One with CLL
  • Taking on the Role of Caregiving
  • Your Important Role in Decision Making
  • Challenges in Communicating with the Health Care Team
  • Your Role in Adherence: Weekends, Holidays & Vacations
  • Coping with Each Day, On Special Occasions, Anniversaries & Birthdays
  • Managing Family, Friends & Traditions
  • Long-Distance Caregiving
  • Self-Care Tips for Managing Stress
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Presenter

Michael Choi, MD

Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UC San Diego Medical Center and Moores Cancer Center

Presenter

Guadalupe R. Palos, DrPH, MSW, RN

Former Clinical Protocol Administration Manager, Office of Cancer Survivorship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Author and Researcher in Health Care Disparities, Caregiving & Survivorship

Presenter

Brian Koffman, MDCM, MS Ed

Co-Founder, Executive VP and Chief Medical Officer, CLL Society, Inc.

Presenter

Dina Smith, MSW

Caregiver Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Presenter

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to connect@cancercare.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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