About the Webinar:
A presentation on how cancer impacts sexual functioning, both body and mind; treatments and tools to help patients feel more confident on their sexual journey during cancer diagnosis and treatment; and equipping clinical staff to face these challenges with patients.
- Define how sexuality can be impacted by cancer diagnosis/treatment
- Review tools that can be given to patients to help combat these changes
- Identify resources on collaborative care between medical and therapy to provide patients with adequate treatments for sexual changes
- Demonstrate confidence in addressing sexual issues with cancer patients
About the Speaker:
Brier Jirka is a Nebraska Licensed Independent Mental health Practitioner with a certification in Sex therapy from the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapist. She specializes in women’s and couples sexual issues. Her content areas are transitions in the life span (pregnancy and menopause), medical diagnosis such as cancer, TBI’s and stroke. Sexual areas addressed are lack of desire, orgasm issues, painful intercourse, and arousal difficulties. Along with desire differences and sexual communication. She often speaks to support groups and facilities looking to train their staff in sexual issues. She has a passion to spread sexual education to the medical community and help provide a bridge between mental health and medicine.
In her free times she enjoys getting outside with her 4 and 5 year old sons and husband along with their two French bulldogs.
1.0 Continuing Education Contact Hours awarded by Iowa Western Community College, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #6
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