Sexual Dysfunction and Fertility Impairment

Sexual Dysfunction and Fertility Impairment

Contact hours
3.15
On Demand

Cancer treatment and its side effects reach every possible aspect of a patient’s life. Some side effects, like sexual dysfunction and fertility impairment, can be less obvious to the oncology nurse. Learn how to identify those patients who are most at risk for sexual side effects and how to address this delicate topic.

This course is offered on demand. Instructions on how to immediately access the course will be sent to you in an automatically generated email receipt after you register. You will enjoy continuous access for six months.

Sexual Dysfunction Course Topics

  • Sexuality and Fertility Basics
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexual Impairment
  • Sexuality and Fertility Assessment Tools and Resources
 

You may also be interested in the ONS books A Guide to Oncology Symptom ManagementBreaking the Silence on Cancer and Sexuality: A Handbook for Healthcare Providers, Man Cancer Sex, and Woman Cancer Sex.

Expected Outcome

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will apply evidence-based knowledge in the care of those experiencing sexual dysfunction and fertility impairment associated with cancer and cancer treatment.

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses involved in the care of people at risk for or with sexual dysfunction and/or fertility issues associated with cancer or cancer treatment-related symptoms.

ILNA Breakdown

OCN®, CBCN®, AOCNP®, AOCNS®, and CPHON®
3.15 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 3.15 points: Psychosocial or Survivorship

BMTCN®
3.15 ILNA points may be applied toward:

  • 3.15 points: Survivorship
Learning Objectives
  • Define patients at risk for sexual dysfunction and fertility impairment.
  • Describe indicators used in the assessment of sexual dysfunction and fertility impairment.
  • Identify interventions used in the management of sexual dysfunction and fertility impairment.
  • Demonstrate application of evidence-based information in the care of those experiencing sexual dysfunction and fertility impairment.

The Oncology Nursing Society is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850.

Individual Pricing Options

$40.00
Member
$90.00
Nonmember

Group purchases are available

 Registering for 10 or more people? Group discounts are available for this course.

To find out more, contact ONS customer service at help@ons.org or 866-257-4667, option 2. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am–5 pm EST.

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