Free Live Interactive Webinar

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
1:00pm PST/3:00pm CST/4:00pm EST
Presented by Joanna Morales, Esq. & Saro Armenian, MD

Cancer Survivorship Care Plans can be valuable tools to understand the cancer treatment you have received and how it impacts your ongoing follow up care after cancer treatment is completed. This session will discuss the elements of an effective care plan, share ways to access plans, explain long-term and late-term side effects that some cancer survivors may experience, and provide information on screening options related to those side effects.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Describe the elements of an effective cancer survivorship care plan
• Explain the various ways to access cancer survivorship care plans
• Summarize the long and late-term side effects survivors may experience after cancer treatment
• Outline the various screening options available to individuals experiencing long and late- term side effects

Course Outline: (EST) 
4:00-4:10: Objective 1
4:10-4:20: Objective 2
4:20-4:35: Objective 3
4:35-4:50: Objective 4
4:50-5:00: Q&A

Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq. is a cancer rights attorney, and CEO of Triage Cancer, a national, nonprofit organization providing cancer survivorship education through educational events, speakers bureau, and online materials and resources. Mrs. Morales has spent more than 23 years working in the cancer community, including as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola Law School, teaching a seminar in Cancer Rights, and for the John Wayne Cancer Institute’s Psychosocial Care Program. Mrs. Morales has presented hundreds of seminars on employment, insurance, financial, and advocacy issues. She’s been published in Psycho-Oncology, Coping with Cancer, Women, and other publications. She contributed to a book entitled, “Work and Cancer Survivors.” She has co-authored a book on Cancer Rights Law for the American Bar Association (TBR 2018). In 2010, she was also recognized by the Los Angeles Daily Journal as one of the Top 20 Attorneys in California Under the Age of 40.

Dr. Saro Armenian is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with expertise in pediatric cancer, epidemiology, and cancer survivorship. He is an associate professor in the departments of population sciences and pediatrics, and serves as the director of the Childhood Cancer Survivorship Program at City of Hope. He completed his training in general pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. In addition, he has a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of Southern California.

Continuing Education Credits
Audience Level: Introductory
Course Designation: Clinical
Participants will earn 1.0 CE credits upon successful completion of a quiz and post-webinar evaluation.

AOSW, Association of Oncology Social Workers, ACE Approval #1351, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. AOSW maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/11/16 – 11/11/19. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Social workers must successfully complete a quiz with a 80 percent passing grade and answer evaluation questions to earn credit.

*This course is not approved for NJ social workers, as ACE approval is not accepted by all Boards. Please check for a list of jurisdictions that currently accept ACE.

Primary registrants will receive an email with instructions to claim CE credit immediately following the live webinar. You have 7 days from the date of the live webinar to complete the requirements to obtain credits.
Those claiming credit, must pass a quiz and complete an evaluation for all online courses.


If you require special assistance to register for an event or access online content, please contact the AOSW Education Department at +1-847-686-2333 to inform us of your special needs.

Grievance Policy

ASOW will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be responsibility of the Education Director in consultation with the Education Chair and clinical director from committee. We do our best to anticipate problems and, when they do present themselves, will attempt to alleviate complaints as quickly as possible. When a complaint, either verbally or written, is received, the following guidelines are followed with respect to achieving resolution:

(1) Complaints relative to a speaker or workshop leader, contents of instructional materials being presented, or an individual educational style being utilized, the individual voicing disapproval is requested to place his/her comments in writing. An AOSW representative will convey these comments to the speaker, assuring the confidentiality of the grieved individual.

(2) If the complaint concerns a continuing education activity, its content, level of presentation, or facilities in which the event is being held, the representative in charge will attempt to resolve the matter as expeditiously as possible. If the offered resolution (resolutions offered may include, but not be limited to partial/full refund of registration fees paid; credit toward future event) not satisfactory to the individual filing the complaint, then further action may be taken as follows.

(3) The individual is requested to place his/her complaint in writing to the attention of the Education Director,
The Association of Oncology Social Work, 17W110 22nd St, Suite 800, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181. The complaint is then reviewed by the Education Director in consultation with the Clinical Director and Education Advisor. A written response will be issued within 30-days of receipt of the written complaint.

Introductory level presentations include an introduction to content area in oncology social work practice. These sessions may include providing information about a particular condition, treatment method, or issue related to oncology social work.

Beginner level presentations are appropriate for all, but with specific applicability to BSW’s, new MSW graduates or those new to the practice of oncology social work.

Intermediate level presentations include sessions which build on knowledge that practitioners with some experience already have. These sessions focus on skill-building or adding knowledge; possibly with a brief overview of basic information. These sessions are appropriate for mid-career level practitioners as well as more advanced practitioners interested in exposure to new skill sets and research.

Advanced level presentations include sessions which address content for advanced level practitioners who have been working in oncology social work for some time and have a clear understanding of a wide range of concepts, practice, research and administrative issues that impact practice. Covers complexities involved in oncology social work and intervention to address them and influence change.