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Coping With Advanced Cancer: Support for People With Cancer

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About the Course:

This course is based on a booklet for patients with end stage cancer. It discusses treatment options such as palliative care, clinical trials, hospice care and home care, as well as symptom control. It also addresses emotional concerns including feelings, communicating with friends and family, and living the rest of life to its fullest and with meaning.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Coping With Advanced Cancer: Support for People With Cancer created by National Cancer Institute Staff

Publication Date:

September 2005

Course Material Author

National Cancer Institute Staff

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about helping people cope with advanced stage cancer. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify ways that patients with advanced stage cancer can learn more about how to cope with concerns they will likely have.

  2. Describe how cancer patients can best work with and receive support from their health care team and caregivers.

  3. Evaluate materials presented regarding resources for cancer patients to utilize (words to know, personal affairs worksheet, etc.).

Coping with Advanced Cancer

Coping with Advanced Cancer

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Course Number 101301
  • 3 CE credit hours
  • NBCC: 2.25 CE credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available

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