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Sexual Health Rehabilitation - Prostate Cancer NSPN 7750

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Course

Course details

This course is for healthcare professionals who are seeking advanced learning in the area of Prostate Cancer and Sexual Health Rehabilitation with an informed overview of the factors associated with this medical condition through systematic inquiry. It will provide the healthcare professional with the necessary foundational knowledge required to build competencies in Prostate Cancer and Sexual Health Rehabilitation. The overall objective is to make the healthcare professional feel more comfortable in recognizing and acknowledging the sexual concerns of their patients diagnosed with prostate cancer. The course is comprised of an overview of prostate cancer and sexual rehabilitation inclusive of biology (anatomy, physiology), psychosocial aspects, sexual consequences, and sexual adaptation.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$894.86

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of NSPN 7750 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 85156

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Sun Apr 02 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 85156
  • $894.86
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 02 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicole Pasquino

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$894.86

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This is an on line course with no course materials to be purchased. NSPN 7740 and NSPN 7745 are the prerequisites for this course. This course is the prerequisite for NSPN 7755.
Status

Learning Outcomes

As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. In this course, learners will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership and professionalism. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain the principles of sexual health rehabilitation associated with prostate cancer.
  • Identify and evaluate key resources for sexual health rehabilitation in British Columbia.
  • Reproduce and label the anatomy and physiology of the prostate.
  • Explain the diagnosis, staging and grading of prostate cancer.
  • Explain the impact of a prostate cancer diagnosis on the psychosocial and psychosexual aspects of patients and their partners.
  • Discuss the concept of survivorship in prostate cancer care.
  • Help individuals and couples during the recovery process towards successful sexual adaptation.
  • Follow guidelines for taking a patients sexual history.
  • Develop a sexual health rehabilitation Action Plan (SHRAP) for patients that integrates sexual health history.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Sexual Health Rehabilitation - Prostate Cancer (NSPN 7750) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Perinatal Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time

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