Taking Time

Support for People With Cancer

About the Course:

This course is based on a National Cancer Institute book written to help you learn from people with cancer. Finding out how others respond to cancer will help mental health professionals and cancer patients understand feelings associated with the disease. Learning how others manage the special problems that cancer brings might help you identify ways of coping with the problems that come along with living with cancer. Resources for additional information are included.

Publication Date:

August 2005

Author

National Cancer Institute Staff

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about providing support for people who are living with cancer. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the emotions people often experience upon learning they have cancer.

  2. Explain how people diagnosed with cancer can share their feelings, deal with a new self-image, and learn to feel more in control.

  3. Identify issues associated with a family member’s diagnosis of cancer.

  4. Apply information presented regarding people helping people and living each day to your clinical work with cancer patients.

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Course Number: 101270
Credit Hours: 3cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 3cr
Exam Fee: $20.91
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Format: Online
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Popularity: 204 members have taken this course

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