Six Week Workshop: Cancer Thriving and Surviving

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Program

A Free Six-Week Workshop

Adapted from Stanford University’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)

 

Learn new skills to coordinate all the things needed to manage your health, as well as to help keep you active in your life and relationships. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend too. Sign-up today!

 

Dates: Tuesdays, October 13th thru November 17th

Time: 1:30pm – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Presbyterian Kaseman Physicians’ Office Bldg.,

              Kaseman Aggies Conference Room

Address: 8300 Constitution Ave. NE, Bldg. D, ABQ, 87110

 

Call or email Angela Morales, Health Services Assistant, at (505) 559-6120 or angelamorales@phs.org. Workshop limited to 20 people and is for adults of all ages. Sign-up today

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

WEEK 1                

  • Introduction to workshop
  • Group introductions
  • The mind-body connection
  • Fatigue management and getting help
  • Introduction to action plans

 WEEK 2

  • Feedback and problem-solving
  • Dealing with difficult emotions
  • Getting a good night’s sleep
  • Regaining fitness during and after cancer treatment
  • Making an action plan

 WEEK 3

  • Feedback
  • Managing pain
  • Living with uncertainty
  • Making decisions
  • Future plans for health care
  • Making an action plan

WEEK 4      

  • Feedback
  • Cancer and changes to your body
  • Healthy eating
  • Communication skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Making an action plan

WEEK 5                

  • Feedback
  • Endurance exercise
  • Making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies
  • Weight management
  • Positive thinking
  • Making an action plan

WEEK 6      

  • Feedback
  • Cancer and relationships
  • Guided imagery
  • Working with your health care team
  • Looking back and planning for the future
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s