Join us for a FREE webinar as part of the Triage Cancer Webinar Series, which will explore cancer-related legal issues. Attendees will learn about the various cancer-related legal issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, including employment, insurance, and managing finances. We will also discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act on cancer benefits and coverage, and the application and impact of the Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act as well as other pertinent labor and employment laws impacting the continued employment and treatment leave of cancer patients. Lastly, the webinar will describe ways in which attorneys can become legal advocates in the cancer community and opportunities for additional training.
January 21, 2021
10am to 11:00am Pacific / 12pm to 1:00pm Central / 1pm to 2:00pm Eastern
Course Level: Beginner
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During this live and interactive webinar, social workers and nurses in attendance obtain a better understanding of the cancer-related legal issues that may impact their patients and their patients' caregivers. This webinar will discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act on cancer benefits and coverage, and the application and impact of the Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act as well as other pertinent labor and employment laws impacting the continued employment and treatment leave of cancer patients. This webinar will provide social workers, nurses, and other types of health care professionals with a foundation to help patients make decisions about these issues and provide appropriate referrals. All attendees will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in real time via a chat-box.
12:00-12:05pm Central – Welcome, Speaker Introduction
12:05-12:55pm Central – Overview of Cancer-Related Legal Issues: Employment, Insurance, and Finances
12:55am–1:00pm Central – Question
1:00-1:10pm Central – Post Test
Attorneys: The following continuing legal education (CLE) credits have been approved for this program: 1.0 Professionalism ethics credit for Illinois, 1.0 Elimination of Bias ethics credit for California and 1.0 Elimination of Bias ethics credit for New York.
Nurses: 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 contact hour.
60 minutes of instruction/60 minutes = 1 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: 08/26/2020 to 08/26/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1 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 contact hour.
In order to receive CE/contact hour, 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.
Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test one hour 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. 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.
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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.
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