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Sexual Health Rehabilitation - Prostate Cancer NSPN 7750

Nursing Specialty Perinatal Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

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.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

As a healthcare practitioner, you are expected to follow professional standards of practice throughout all SN programs and courses. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, professionalism, and clinical decision-making. Upon successful completion of this course, you 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 Spring/Summer 2023

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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