Prostate Cancer

$10.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Beginning

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CEU Course Description

Research presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among men, and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. Therefore, health care professionals should possess insight into prostate cancer in order to optimize patient care. This course reviews concepts central to prostate cancer, while highlighting methods to prevent and treat prostate cancer. This course also reviews prostate cancer case studies to build awareness among health care professionals.

Author: Marc R. Macera, PharmD

References / Contributions by:

  1. American Cancer Society. (2021, April 23). American cancer society recommendations for prostate cancer early detection. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer/detection-diagnosis-staging/acs-recommendations.html

  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2022, August 25). Basic information about prostate cancer. https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/prostate/basic_info/

  3. Joint Commission. (2023). Hospital: 2023 national patient safety goals. www.jointcommission.org/standards/national-patient-safety-goals/hospital-2020-national-patient-safety-goals/

  4. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2020). Dietary guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. 9th Edition. https://www.dietaryguidelines.gov/sites/default/files/2020-12/Dietary_Guidelines_for_Americans_2020-2025.pdf

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Recall concepts central to prostate cancer care, such as: risk factors, symptoms, screening, diagnosis, and staging.
  2. Discover methods to prevent prostate cancer.
  3. Identify prostate cancer treatment methods.

CE Outline with Main Points

  1. Introduction
  2. Section 1: Prostate Cancer
  3. Section 1: Summary
  4. Section 1: Key Concepts 
  5. Section 1: Key Terms
  6. Section 1: Personal Reflection Question
  7. Section 2: Prostate Cancer Prevention and Treatment
  8. Section 2: Summary
  9. Section 2: Key Concepts 
  10. Section 2: Key Terms
  11. Section 2: Personal Reflection Question
  12. Section 3: Prostate Cancer Case Studies
  13. Section 3: Summary
  14. Section 3: Key Concepts 
  15. Section 3: Key Terms
  16. Section 3: Personal Reflection Question
  17. Conclusion
  18. References

 

ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

 

CAADE Approval

This course does not have CAADE approval for CEUs.

 

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Added On: 1969-12-31

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