Conquering cancer through collaboration

Monthly Webinars

    • Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom webinar - link included in registration
    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.

    Learning Objectives:

    • 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

    PLEASE NOTE - On the date and time of the meeting, please use the below information to join:

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Past Webinars & Recordings

Crucial End-of-Life Decisions and Candid Answers from a Leading Palliative and Hospice Physician
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Edward Creagan, MD, FAAHPM, Mayo Clinic

Available Credit: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (Expires 4/18/20)
Recording | Presentation 

Clinical Pearls: Pain Management in the Oncology Patient
Friday, March 22, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Mary Helen Davis, MD, DLFAPA

Available Credit: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (Expires 3/22/20)
Recording | Presentation 

Building Your Survivorship Care Team
Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lynne S. Padgett, PhD
Recording | Presentation

Assessing & Treating Long-Term & Late Effects of Cancer & Cancer Treatment
Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lynne S. Padgett, PhD
Recording | PresentationPsychosocial Care Assessment Tool

Survivorship 101
Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lynne S. Padgett, PhD
Recording | Presentation

Nebraska as the Healthiest & Most Equitable State
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00PM

Nebraska BRFSS: Overview & Opportunities for Collecting & Reporting Cancer-related Data
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00PM
| Presentation

The Burden of Cancer in Nebraska: Recent Incidence and Mortality Data
Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00PM

Refugees and Cancer: A Nebraska Perspective
Thursday, August 04, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Best and Most Promising Practices for LGBT Communities Throughout the Cancer Continuum
Wednesday, March 23rd, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Radon in Nebraska: Facts, Testing Options & Removal
Tuesday, January 26th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Utilizing the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline
Monday, December 14th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Introduction to HPV in Nebraska
Monday, November 30th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Health Literacy: Why It’s Important to Patient Care & What You Can Do to Help
Wednesday, October 28th, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Psychosocial Support: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Friday, September 18th, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

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