The Development of a Curriculum Guide for a Cancer Awareness Program for Older Adult Males

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This thesis focused on the development of a curriculum guide for a cancer awareness program for older men. The background of the problem -- a lack of programs for older men -- and the methods used in developing the guide are detailed in Chapter One. The second chapter consists of current information on disease prevention, aging and cancer with the emphasis on age-related changes and learning needs of older adult men. Chapter Three is the completed instructor's curriculum guide, and the final chapter includes recommendations on implementing the program as part of a community wellness program. The guide could also ... continued below

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Nielsen, Shelley K. (Shelley Kay) August 1989.

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This thesis focused on the development of a curriculum guide for a cancer awareness program for older men. The background of the problem -- a lack of programs for older men -- and the methods used in developing the guide are detailed in Chapter One. The second chapter consists of current information on disease prevention, aging and cancer with the emphasis on age-related changes and learning needs of older adult men. Chapter Three is the completed instructor's curriculum guide, and the final chapter includes recommendations on implementing the program as part of a community wellness program. The guide could also be used in senior centers, hospital educational programs, or adapted for use in staff inservices.

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Nielsen, Shelley K. (Shelley Kay). The Development of a Curriculum Guide for a Cancer Awareness Program for Older Adult Males, thesis, August 1989; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501144/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .