Cancer, Sexuality, and Reproductive Issues

This course has been terminated. It is no longer available.

Select Another Course

About the Course:

Table of Contents
I. The Prevalence and Types of Sexual Dysfunction in People With Cancer
II. Factors Affecting Sexual Function in People With Cancer Treatment-Related Factors Secondary to Surgery Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer Prostate Cancer Other Pelvic Tumors
III. Treatment-Related Factors Secondary to Systemic Chemotherapy
IV. Treatment-Related Factors Secondary to Radiation
V. Treatment-Related Factors Secondary to Hormone Therapy
VI. Psychological Factors
VII. Assessment of Sexual Function in People With Cancer General Factors Affecting Sexual Functioning Evaluated in Assessment Current Sexual Status Premorbid Sexual Functioning
VIII. Psychosocial Aspects of Sexuality Relationship Status Psychological Status
IX. Medical Aspects of Sexuality
X. Pharmacological Effects of Supportive Care Medications on Sexual Function Effect of Opioids on Sexual Function
Selective Serotonin-Reuptake Inhibitors
XI. Treatment of Sexual Problems in People With Cancer
XII. Fertility Issues Chemotherapy
XIII. Radiation
XIV. Preventive Strategies
XV. Procreative Alternatives NOTE: Exam questions apply only to sections 1, 2, 7, 10, and 11.

Course Material Author

National Cancer Institute

Recommended For:

This basic-to-intermediate course material is designed for Licensed Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Chemical Dependency Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Nurses, and other allied healthcare professionals who are likely to gain professionally from increased knowledge regarding cancer and sexual issues.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the prevalence and types of sexual dysfunction in people with cancer.

  2. Identify factors affecting sexual function in people with cancer.

  3. Describe effective assessment of sexual function in people with cancer.

  4. Identify pharmacological effects of supportive care medications on sexual function.

  5. Describe the treatment of sexual problems in people with cancer.

Use our CE Approvals tool to look up your state requirements and how CE-credit.com can help you meet them, or log in to your member account to show approvals relevant to your licensure.

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Our Provider Number: 1020

CE Learning Systems, provider #1020, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/23/2019 – 2/23/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 1 online non-interactive continuing education credits.

More Info

American Psychological Association (APA)

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

More Info

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Our Provider Number: 107243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of CE-credit.com, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

More Info

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

More Info

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba CE-credit.com has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

More Info

Cancer and Sexuality

Exam Questions

All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of CE-credit.com.

Membership is free, and you can sign up today! You'll only pay when you're ready to purchase a course, or if you take advantage of the Unlimited Package.

If you're already a member, please log in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.

FAQs

  • Is this course approved for my continuing education requirements?

    Check the CE Approvals above, or Find Your State Board for more detailed information.

  • How do I enroll in this course?

    Use the Take This Course button and just follow the instructions! You don't pay anything until you're ready to take an exam.

  • How do I access the materials?

    Most of our courses are based on online articles available for free to the public. Some courses, such as those based on books, require that you purchase the material. Use the Course Materials tab above for more info. You don't need to enroll in the course to access materials, whether free or paid. So you always know what you're getting into before you commit to taking the course.

  • Can I contact you for more help?

    Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on CE-credit.com to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help.

Expired Course
Course Number 100845
1 credit hour
Online Article
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.4 out of 5
116 members have taken this course