Objectives of this one hour session include:
- Participants will identify two sexual health concerns women have after treatment for cancer
- Participants will describe how to assess female cancer survivors for sexual health concerns
- Participants will identify two non pharmacologic interventions to address female sexual health concerns
Once you view the session, you must complete the post-test and evaluation in order to receive credit for your contact hours. If you have questions about completion of the activity or the evaluation form, please contact Genny.Little@frontier.edu.
This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 1.0 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 18073256. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.
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This CE session is sponsored by the Frontier Nursing University Alumni Association.
Dr. Lisa Chism
Dr. Lisa Chism is a certified nurse practitioner currently practicing at Karmanos Cancer Institute, Alexander J. Walt Comprehensive Breast Center, Women’s Wellness Clinic. Dr. Chism is also the Clinical Director of the Women’s Wellness Clinic. She has been a registered nurse for over 27 years and a certified nurse practitioner for 23 years. Dr. Chism is also a Certified Menopause Practitioner through the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and an ASSECT certified sexuality counselor. Dr. Chism has established a Dedicated Menopause and Sexual Health Clinic within her setting caring for the menopausal and sexual health needs of women who have a history of breast cancer or are at elevated risk for breast cancer. Dr. Chism completed a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in December, 2007 at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan and has published a text in 4 th edition entitled “The Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues”. She also serves as adjunct assistant professor at Madonna University School of Nursing and adjunct assistant professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine. She has presented many poster and podium presentations regarding the DNP degree, menopause, sexual health, and breast health locally and nationally, as well as guest lectured at various universities. In June, 2011, Dr. Chism was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She was also selected as Menopause Practitioner of the Year by the North American Menopause Society, September, 2011 and currently serves on the Board of Directors at the North American Menopause Society. Her interests include spiritual care and nursing practice, development and promotion of the DNP degree, and caring for women with a history of breast cancer including their menopause and sexual health related health concerns.
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