Coping with Advanced Cancer
Support for People With Cancer
Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101301
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.
National Cancer Institute Staff
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.
Identify ways that patients with advanced stage cancer can learn more about how to cope with concerns they will likely have.
Describe how cancer patients can best work with and receive support from their health care team and caregivers.
Evaluate materials presented regarding resources for cancer patients to utilize (words to know, personal affairs worksheet, etc.).
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