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Sex after a Cancer Diagnosis: What Patients Really Need to Know

  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom webinar - link included with registration

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 Mission: Conquer Cancer Together

Vision: Connecting people and resources to strengthen cancer prevention, detection and quality of life in Nebraska.

                            

Sex after a Cancer Diagnosis:  What Patients Really Need to Know

Wednesday, September 22 - 12p-1p CT

About the Webinar: 

A presentation on the many sexual changes that occur after a cancer diagnosis and how to assist patients gather resources they need to help them through the process. Learn about physical and mental changes, techniques to reconnect to the body, and physiological and medical options to support patients. Along with methods to help patients communicate to their partners about role changes and rescripting what sex looks like now.    

 Learning Objectives

  • Define sexual changes that occur after cancer diagnosis and treatment.
  • Identify resources for patients to address sexual changes.
  • Apply questions to gather information on patients’ sexual needs.
1.0 Continuing Education Contact Hours awarded by Iowa Western Community College, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #6

About the Speaker: 

Brier Jirka, LIMHP, CPC, CST is a certified sex therapist through the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). She believes in a multidisciplinary approach to treatment and works closely with other clinical providers who specialize in sexual issues. Brier also has specialized training in life transitions such as menopause, cancer and many other medical diagnoses that effect an individual's or couple's sexual self/selves. She has presented at many events on the topic of sexuality and sexual health, as well as providing training for staff to help them implement programs on how to talk to patients/clients about sex more openly & positively.

Zoom webinar link will be included at the bottom of your registration confirmation email

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