A Time to Heal Cancer Rehabilitation Facilitator Training
- Date: August 8, 2014 to August 9, 2014
- Time: 8:30 am to 3:15 pm
- Location: Service Center for Compassion, Omaha, NE
Nursing and Mental Health Professionals in cancer support training teams.
Cost: FREE with promo code: 100PD
Purpose Statement: The purpose of this workshop is to educate and prepare facilitator teams for 'A Time to Heal'- a holistic rehabilitation/wellness program for breast cancer survivors and their caregivers.
Participant will be able to:
- Explain research underpinning rehabilitation for breast cancer survivors.
- Discuss breast cancer in America and various common treatment modalities.
- Explore common "survivor" issues post treatment for breast cancer and traditional resources.
- Discuss research underpinning "A Time to Heal".
- Describe "A Time To Heal".
- Demonstrate typical 'A Time to Heal' session protocol.
- Discuss the resilience of breast cancer survivors (Chapter 1).
- Discuss the power of intention and the mind-body relationship as it pertains to health and wellbeing (Chapter 2).
- Discuss healing through relaxation and comforting techniques (Chapter 3).
- Discuss the common physiological sequelae of breast cancer treatments and strategies to induce optimal physical healing (Chapter 4).
- Discuss the physiological, emotional, and cognitive aspects of fear and the strategies to move forward in the face of fear. (Chapter 5)
- Discuss the role of nutrition in healing (Chapter 6).
- Discuss assessing the status of relationships with self, family and friends, and with sexuality and ways to improve relationships that have suffered due to the cancer experience (Chapter 7).
- Discuss how to rehabilitate the body after cancer treatment, lymphedema survivor concerns, and fatigue in the cancer survivor (Chapter 8).
- Discuss the repercussions of serious illness upon the spirit and ways to find and nourish the things that give meaning to our lives, and to strengthen personal spirituality (Chapter 9).
- Discuss the research, recommendations, and rationale underpinning the use or non-use of supplements for cancer survivors (Chapter 10).
- Discuss finding what brings joy and zest to survivors' lives and how to help them set individual goals to enhance their lives (Chapter 11).
- Discuss happiness as it pertains to being a survivor and ways that survivors can find happiness in their post-treatment experiences (Chapter 12).
- Describe "A Time to Heal" Facilitator guidelines.
- Discuss multiple types of cancer.
- Discuss strategies for working with mixed gender groups.
- Examine group dynamics under unique circumstances in all cancer plus caregiver groups.
- Complete workshop evaluation.
|Agenda||Friday, August 8th|
Welcome/Introduction/Overview of Breast Cancer Research
Who gets cancer?Survivor Issues: Sequelae
A Time to Heal RationaleProgram
Protocols and Safety
|10:00am-10:45am||Mini Session: Resilience (Week 1)|
|10:55am-11:35am||The Power of the Intention (Week 2)|
|11:35am-12:15pm||Focus on Healing (Week 3)|
|1:00pm-1:40pm||Comforting Myself (Week 4)|
|1:40pm-2:20pm||Fear (Week 5)|
|2:30pm-3:10pm||Refueling with Nutrition (Week 6)|
Relationships Circle (Week 7)
Energy Pickup Demo
Renewing/Rehabilitating the Body (Week 8)
Rebuilding the Core/Spirit (Week 9)
Supplements and Cancer Survivorship (Week 10)
|Agenda||Saturday, August 9th|
|8:30am-9:00am||Check-in & Q&A|
|9:00am-9:40am||Where am I Going? - Constructing a Plan (Week 11)|
|9:40am-10:20am||Happiness in Survivorship (Week 12)|
|11:10am-12:10pm||Multiple Types of Cancer|
|1:00pm-2:00pm||Working with Mixed Gender Groups|
|2:00pm-3:00pm||Group Dynamics with all Cancer Survivors Plus Caregivers|
|3:00pm-3:15pm||Final Process Q&A, Evaluations|
Resource Information- Click here to view
Stephanie Koraleski, PhD is the co-founder and CEO of A Time to Heal Foundation.
Kay Ryan, PhD, RN, CPN is the co-founder and President of A Time to Heal Foundation.
Rhonda Wise, MSN, RN, OCN is an oncology nurse and facilitator for A Time to Heal training programs.
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13.5 contact hours awarded
This includes 0 pharmacology hours for Nurse Practitioners
Master Code #: NE16-13C07
Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 13.5 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.
Mental Health Practitioners
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 13.5 clock hours for Nebraska licensed mental health practitioners and Iowa Behavioral Sciences practitioners.
13.5 education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.