Support for People with Cancer
$15.00 | CEU Hours:5.00 | Beginning*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.
CEU Course Description
This course was developed from the National Cancer Institute booklet which is a resource for the person with cancer and those close to them. The booklet discusses: learning of the cancer diagnosis; family matters; sharing feelings about cancer; talking with the health care team; dealing with a new self-image; and living each day.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Understand all of the different emotions that the person with cancer may have.
2. Become familiar with what one should do if they feel angry about their cancer diagnosis.
3. Appreciate the amount of pain that patients will be in when they go through cancer treatment.
4. Identify why family and friends may feel guilty about their loved one’s cancer diagnosis.
5. Review which type of specialist is available to help children through a time when their loved one has cancer.
6. Enumerate the different types of support groups, along with the benefits and drawbacks of each type.
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