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Cancer and Behavioral Health: Sexual Problems, PTSD, Grief/Loss and Substance Abuse

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About the Course:

Addresses co-existing problems that can challenge cancer patients and their loved ones. Focuses on prevalence, etiology, risk factors, assessment, and treatment.

This course consists of four related publications produced by the National Cancer Institute’s CancerNet group.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Cancer and Behavioral Health: Sexual Problems, PTSD, Grief/Loss and Substance Abuse created by National Cancer Institute’s CancerNet group

Course Material Author

National Cancer Institute's CancerNet group

National Cancer Institute's CancerNet group authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about problems that can challenge cancer patients and their loved ones. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. gain knowledge of the prevalence, etiology, assessment and treatment of PTSD amongst cancer patients.
  2. gain knowledge of prevalence, causes, and treatment of sexual problems in people with cancer.
  3. gain knowledge of the prevalence, risk factors, and clinical management of substance abuse amongst cancer patients.
  4. identify important issues in assisting cancer patients and their loved ones with grieving.

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Course Retired
Course Number 100608
3 CE credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee $17.91
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