Male Oncofertility: Advocating Your Patient's Fertile Future

Become an oncofertility authority on boys, teens and young men who are facing a cancer diagnosis.
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  • Lectures 6
  • Length 33 mins
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

Male Oncofertility: Advocating for Your Patient's Fertile Future trains oncology professionals on the complex nature of fertility risk, fertility preservation and parenthood options, as well as, experimental treatments and handling the delicate nature of the conversation with boys, teens and young men. Using short video lectures with interviews of national experts, documentary style story-telling and supplemental materials, participants will walk away a passionate and knowledgeable oncofertility patient advocate - improving their patient's quality of life.

What are the requirements?

  • The course allows you to take notes electronically
  • Have your speakers up to hear the audio
  • Be prepared to ask questions - our advisory team will respond and you will receive an alert when we've answered
  • Each lecture has a few short quizzes at the end of each section to help you retain the knowledge
  • It's best to take the course on your computer
  • You will be able to download supplemental materials

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Advocate newly diagnosed cancer patients learn about fertility risk and fertility preservation options when they are diagnosed.
  • Communicate oncofertility topics with different age groups effectively.
  • Consult with patients and families about male reproductive health and fertility preservation options.
  • Empathize accurately the emotional impact of oncofertility issues.

Who is the target audience?

  • Oncology nurses
  • Social workers
  • Oncologists
  • Oncology residents and fellows
  • Anyone caring for pediatric and young adult cancer patients

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: The Impact of Cancer Treatment on Sperm Production

This lecture and the supplemental materials will assist you in becoming an internal oncofertility advocate for all newly diagnosed cancer patients.

8 questions

Please complete this short quiz to assess your knowledge of this section.

Section 2: Sperm Banking

This presentation includes a summary of all lecture two content in a Q&A format.

9 questions

Please take this short quiz to measure your knowledge of this section.

Sperm Extraction
Lecture 3 Assessment - Sperm Extraction
3 questions
Section 3: Testicular Tissue Freezing
Testicular Tissue Freezing
Lecture 4 Assessment - Testicular Tissue Freezing
3 questions
Section 4: Handling the Conversation
Handling The Conversation
Lecture 5 - Handling the Conversation
3 questions
Section 5: Path to Parenthood
Path to Parenthood
Lecture 6 Assessment - Path to Parenthood
7 questions

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Instructor Biography

Alice Crisci, Patient Advocate, Oncofertility

Alice Crisci is a young adult breast cancer survivor, oncofertility patient advocate, clinical educator and mother to a fertility preservation miracle. She educates clinicians, patients and legislators throughout the United States on the often complicated path survivors face on their journey from cancer to parenthood. She froze 14 embryos when she was diagnosed with cancer at 31-years-old and heard her son's heartbeat on her 5-year cancerversary. She dedicates her philanthropic time to empowering others to preserve their chance at parenthood when facing cancer.

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