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Triage Health: Understanding Your Rights at Work | Webinar Registration

This webinar discusses managing work after a diagnosis, including how to continue working during treatment, take time off, replace lost income, understand retirement options, and navigate the health insurance and financial implications of each decision.

July 16, 2024

9am PT / 11am CT /12pm ET
Duration: 90 minutes
Course Level: Beginner

Meet our Experts

Presenting the webinar is Triage Cancer's CEO, Joanna Doran, Esq.

Accreditation Information

For professionals: profession-specific accreditation information, and other requirements.


Register for Triage Health: Understanding Your Rights at Work directly below. To register for multiple 2024 Triage Cancer webinars at once, visit the main Webinar page.

Participants who need accommodations for a disability should email webinars@triagecancer.org.

Accreditation Information

During this live and interactive webinar, social workers and nurses in attendance obtain a better understanding of how to manage work after a diagnosis, including how to continue working during treatment, take time off, replace lost income, understand retirement options, and navigate the health insurance and financial implications of each decision.

This webinar will provide social workers, nurses, and other types of health care professionals with a foundation to help patients understand their rights and provide appropriate referrals. All attendees will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in real-time via a chat box.


Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who meet the requirements will be awarded 1.5 contact hour.

90 minutes of instruction/60 minutes = 1.5 contact hour

Social Workers

Triage Cancer, #1689, 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. Triage Cancer maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/26/2023 to 08/26/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credit.

Triage Cancer 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-0626. Social workers completing this course will receive 1.5 contact hours.

Application pending for Social Work in NJ through NASW-NJ.

Board Certified Patient Advocates

Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA) Program Approval Code: BCPA-ACE2006.20240716

Human Resources Professionals

Triage Cancer is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits(PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.

SHRM Recertification Provider

Other Professionals

If you would like a general certificate of completion, you must indicate that when completing the webinar evaluation form. You must attend the entire event.

Evaluation forms are emailed after the webinar and are required for a certificate. You will also receive a post-test, which is not mandatory, but strongly encouraged.


  • 11:00-11:05am – Welcome and Speaker Introduction
  • 11:05-12:25pm – Overview of decisions related to managing work and a diagnosis
  • 12:25-12:30pm – Questions & Answers
  • 12:30-12:40pm – Post Test


  • Attendees will be able to describe how the ADA and FMLA can be useful
  • Attendees will be able to articulate how disability insurance can be useful to someone who can no long work, temporarily or permanently, as a result of a diagnosis of a medical condition
  • Attendees will be able to delineate the advantages/disadvantages of each option (e.g., accommodations, medical leave, retirement, etc.)

Requirements to Receive Credit (all professionals)

In order to receive CE/contact hour/PDC, attendees must register individually. Participants who “listen in” on another participant’s phone/computer will not be eligible for credit. Participants must attend the entire webinar. No partial credit will be given.

Post-test & Evaluation

Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test one DAY after the completion of the webinar and will have one week to complete both. Participants must receive a passing grade (80%) on the post-test to receive CE/contact hour (only required for nurses and social workers). Participants who do not pass the post-test will be given one opportunity to re-take the test. Instructions and a link to re-take the exam will be emailed to every participant who does not receive a passing grade on the post-test. If participants do not pass the post-test on the second attempt they will not receive credit.


The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees within 4 weeks of the event.

Accreditation Questions or Grievances

Questions about Triage Cancer’s accreditation can be made by phone at424.456.4628 or via email at CE@TriageCancer.org. Complaints may be filed via fax (424) 258-7064, email CE@TriageCancer.org or by mail to 6348N. Milwaukee Ave. #136, Chicago, IL 60646.

While this educational program has received commercial support from the previously listed sponsors the content of the program has no relation to the commercial interest of the organization’s products or services.

System Requirements

Triage Cancer uses the Zoom platform to host its webinars. Please see Zoom's system requirements for more information.

An email will be sent to you after you register with additional login information.


Presenting this webinar is Triage Cancer Staff Attorney, Lindsey Tyndall, Esq.

Joanna Morales

Joanna Fawzy Doran, Esq.

Read Joanna's Biography


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