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Sexual counselling of cardiac patients: theory and practice

Webinar on Cardiovascular Nursing

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Cardiovascular Nursing
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Learning Objectives:

By attending this Webinar on Sexual Counselling of cardiac patients, the audience will:

  • Understand the importance of addressing sexual issues with your cardiac patients and their partners
  • Know general approaches and guidelines on how to address sexual issues
  • Be able to assess sexual issues in cardiac patients  and their partners
  • Be able to provide basic information to cardiac patients and their partners about their sexual issues related to their disease, such as the cardiovascular risk, psychological factors and role of medications
  • Be able to optimally facilitate patients and partners to return to sexual activity, including addressing the need for referral to specialist care

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By following this link you will get all the unanswered questions during the live event and their answers.

 

Host

Dr Molly Byrne

Molly Byrne is a Health Psychologist and Director of the Health Behaviour Change Research Group at the School of Psychology, National University of Ireland- Galway. She has been carrying out research on the topic of sexuality and heart disease for over ten years. She currently leads The CHARMS Study, a Health Research Board-funded pilot study of an intervention to improve delivery of sexual assessment and counselling within Phase 3 Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation.

Molly led a recently published cochrane review of Sexual counselling interventions for sexual problems in people with heart disease, which concluded that more high quality research is needed to support the effectiveness of sexual counselling for cardiovascular patients.  She was co-author on the Consensus document on Sexual Counselling for Individuals with Cardiovascular Disease and their Partners from the American Heart Association and the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP).

Speakers

Professor Tiny Jaarsma

Prof. Dr. Tiny Jaarsma is a nurse and a professor in nursing science at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Linköping, Sweden. She is the chair of the science committee of the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP) and the editor in chief of the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 

Her research focuses on the consequences of heart failure for patients and their families and developing and testing interventions to enhance their self-care. 

Tiny was the co-chair of the Consensus document on Sexual Counselling for Individuals with Cardiovascular Disease and their Partners from the American Heart Association and the CCNAP and she is currently a member of the steering committee of the The CHARMS Study.

 

Session information

This webinar is targeted at Nurses, Cardiologists, Psychologists, Physiotherapists, General practitioners but also at technicians wishing to update their scientific knowledge on the topic. 

During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide live feedback.

The format includes case based presentations, online assessments and live discussions with these key opinion leaders, who will give you some useful tips for your daily clinical practice.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and Tablets. The use of smartphone is not recommended. To access the MCQs during the live, you must allow pop-up windows.

A high speed Internet connection is required (a minima 2 Mbps).