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Certificate of Achievement

Sabeena Ahmed

has completed the following course:

Talking About Cancer

Cancer Research UK

Talking About Cancer drew on the knowledge of experts from Cancer Research UK to teach tips and tools needed to talk about cancer accurately and with the confidence needed to help people make good decisions. Participants learned the difference between myths and facts, and developed action plans for discussions that can save lives. The course detailed barriers that prevent people from making lifestyle changes and from seeing the doctor, and provided instruction on how to overcome the barriers.

3 weeks, 1 hour per week

Educators

Gillian Kilgour

Lead Cancer Awareness Trainer

Cancer Research UK

Gwen Kaplan

Lead Cancer Awareness Trainer

Cancer Research UK

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • To have the tips, tools and confidence to engage members of the public in meaningful conversations about cancer
  • To be aware of the key facts about cancer and be able to explain these to members of the public
  • Identify and deal effectively with barriers and challenges to meaningful conversations
  • Explain and direct people to the right places for support, and encourage practical action

Syllabus

  • Key facts and health messages about cancer prevention, screening and early diagnosis, and how to explain them.
  • Confidence for having conversations about cancer that help others take positive action.
  • Identification of barriers that discourage people from making lifestyle changes or seeing a doctor.
  • Communication methods that overcome barriers and avoid building defensiveness and fear.
  • Methods of questioning that help people make decisions for themselves.
  • Identifying how our own feelings can affect conversations.
  • Directing people to the right places for advice and support.
  • Creating an action plan for talking about cancer.

Issued on 23rd August 2017

The person named on this certificate has completed the activities in the transcript above. For more information about Certificates of Achievement and the effort required to become eligible, visit futurelearn.com/proof-of-learning/certificate-of-achievement.

This learner has not verified their identity. The certificate and transcript do not imply the award of credit or the conferment of a qualification from Cancer Research UK.

Free online course:

Talking About Cancer

Cancer Research UK