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This study day has now been cancelled.
Body image and sexuality are important to our understanding of who we are, illness and treatment can have psychological impact on self-image and this session explores some of the issues around this.
This Study Day is aimed at:
This Study Day is suitable for healthcare professionals who are caring for palliative patients in any setting.
In this course learners will:
- Discuss the meaning and understanding of sexuality
- Explore the barriers which affect the health care professionals assessment of issues relating to body image and sexuality
- Discuss patients and families perceptions of body image and consider the effect of illness and treatment on the patient and family
- Consider what can you do to support patients to maintain an intimate relationship