Physiotherapy Management After Prostate Cancer
Explore physical therapy approaches to address the issues relating to men's health
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The side effects from both surgical and non-surgical management of Prostate Cancer can be disabling for men. Urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction are common in men who have undergone treatment for Prostate Cancer. Various Physiotherapy interventions can address these disabling side effects and help improve a man’s quality of life. In this course, Pierre Roscher will take you through some of the ways Physiotherapists can help educate and treat men for the various side effects after Prostate Cancer treatment.
The Prostate Cancer Programme is an introduction to men's health and physiotherapy and further education is recommended to effectively treat this patient population.
This course aims to give you an overview of the various management options for the side effects experienced by men following Prostate Cancer treatment
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.
Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 1-1.5 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
Types of Activities - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 0.9 Physioplus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.
Requirements to complete this course
In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:
- Respect the Physioplus Community Culture.
- Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
- Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
- Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
- Complete a course evaluation form.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- describe up 7 factors that affect the rehabilitation of men who are experiencing side effects after prostate cancer treatment
- propose the appropriate physiotherapy management for men who are experiencing side effects after prostate cancer treatment