Prostate Cancer & The Exercise Proferssional

by Tim Webster

Prostate Cancer for Exercise Professionals (Prost-FIT) 

Course Aims and Objectives:

  • To provide you background information about Prostate Cancer.
  • To outline the various treatment and management options.
  • To explain both the physical and emotional side effects as a result of treatment.
  • To cover the principles of exercise prescription following diagnosis or treatment.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Having completed the course you will have:

  • An understanding of Prostate Cancer and the treatment options for it.
  • An understanding of the implications it has physically and psychologically.
  • The ability to programme and instruct a safe and effective class for men with PCa.

The training program for Prost-FIT instructors Module 1                 

  • Learning objectives
  • Scope of practice
  • What is cancer?
  • What is the prostate gland? Symptoms and risk factors
  • How prostate cancer (PCa) is detected How PCa is diagnosed
  • The stages of PCa

Module 2: Treatment and Management Options                    

  • Watchful Waiting
  • Active Surveillance
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • TransUrethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) Radiotherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) 
  • Chemotherapy Immunotherapy
                    PowerPoint Presentation               
Module 3: Common Treatment Side Effects and their Management                       
  • Incontinence
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Fatigue
  • Common Thoughts and Feelings
                                                                  

Module 4: Programming Considerations

                       
  • Pre-screening Comorbidities
  • CVD, 
  • Diabetes, 
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • Incontinence
  • Body composition changes
  • Low bone density
  • Bone and joint issues
  • Fatigue
  • Psychological distress
  • Case studies
                                                                                                                            

Module 5: The Elements of Prost-FIT

                       
  • Cardio Resistance Balance
  • Pelvic Floor 
  • Flexibility
  • Co-ordination and Agility Cognitive
  • Time-Out
  • Interactional



MCQ QUIZ   

Module 1: The Training Programme

Learning objectives Scope of practice What is cancer? What is the prostate gland? Symptoms and risk factors How prostate cancer (PCa) is detected How PCa is diagnosed The stages of PCa

Module 2: Treatment and Management Options

Watchful Waiting Active Surveillance Radical Prostatectomy TransUrethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) Radiotherapy Brachytherapy Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) Chemotherapy Immunotherapy

Module 3: Common Treatment Side Effects and their Management

Incontinence Erectile Dysfunction Hormone Therapy Fatigue Common Thoughts and Feelings

Module 4: Programming Considerations

Pre-screening Comorbidities CVD, diabetes, respiratory conditions Incontinence Body composition changes Low bone density Bone and joint issues Fatigue Psychological distress Case studies

Module 5: The Elements of Prost-FIT

Cardio Resistance Balance Pelvic Floor Flexibility Co-ordination and Agility Cognitive Time-Out Interactional

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Course Info

Updated
Nov 30, 2020
Duration
00:48
REPs NZ
2.00
REPs UAE
1.00
Level
Beginner
Price
$ 45.00

Teacher

Tim Webster

Tim Webster

Tim Webster has a Physical Education Diploma from Loughborough University (UK). He is qualified with PD Warrior and Counterpunch for Parkinson’s. He is certified in Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase IV, Functional Rehabilitation and Exercise After Stroke (The ARNI Institute), Brain Fit for Life (Mental Acuity), Cognitive Rehabilitation after Mild Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis Pro and Adapted Tai Chi for Rehab. Tim specialises in ‘neuro’ conditions and also in cardiac recovery. He is also a featured writer in exercise industry publications, having been a journalist and publisher of Bodylife magazine in the UK for 10 years.