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Date    : 8th December 2014

Venue : Education Centre, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Aims & Objectives:

  • To examine the psychological impact of cancer and identify specific prostate cancer issues from diagnosis to survivorship.
  • Consider what makes men different and how this may affect reactions and coping strategies.
  • Explore psychological differences in hard to reach groups with a specific focus on Black and Afro-Caribbean communities and gay and bisexual men.
  • Hear a patient discuss the psychological impact of his cancer diagnosis.
  • Explore communication skills to empower patients who have to make treatment decisions and are living beyond the disease.

Learning Outcomes:
  • To recognise the importance of supporting patients’ emotional and social needs holistically.
  • To explore communication skills for assessing a patients’ perspective and empowering them to manage their condition.
  • Explore the psychological impact and experiences of minority groups to a prostate cancer diagnosis.

Topics Covered:
  • Psychological impact at different stages of the disease.
  • Why men are different.
  • Differences in hard to reach groups.
  • Psychological impact, sex and relationships.
  • Workshops in supporting decision making and empowering men beyond cancer.

Target Audience:

Clinical nurse specialists, radiographers, palliative care nurses, counsellors and therapists.

Course Fee:


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