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TMR Integrative Nursing  2018, Vol. 2 Issue (2): 61-67    DOI: 10.12032/TMRIN20180617
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Selection, training and supervision of breast cancer peer educators: A literature review
Ya-Qian Liu1, Si-Qi Xiong1, Yu-Feng Ma1, Wei-Wei Zhang2, Chang-De Jin1,*()
1Graduate College, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin, China
2Tianjin Medical University Cancer Hospital, Tianjin, China.
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Abstract  

Highlights

This article reviewed the research status and progress in the selection, training and supervision of breast cancer peer educators abroad in order to provide references for further study.

Editor’s Summary

Health education is an effective way to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer. Peer education as a continuous, flexible, low-cost and easily accepted new education model in breast cancer health education make up for many shortcomings of traditional education models based on medical staff.

ABSTRACT

Breast cancer is one of the most serious malignant and it seriously affects the quality of life and mental health of the patients. Research shows that peer education can improve breast cancer patients’ quality of life, treatment compliance, and self-management behavior. Its selection, training and supervision are particularly important due to the core role of peer educators in peer support. This article reviewed the research status and progress in the selection, training and supervision of breast cancer peer educators abroad in order to provide references for further study.



Key wordsPeer educator      Breast cancer      Training      Health education     
Received: 26 March 2018      Published: 24 June 2018
Corresponding Authors: Jin Chang-De     E-mail: jcd1886@sina.cn
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Ya-Qian Liu, Si-Qi Xiong, Yu-Feng Ma, Wei-Wei Zhang, Chang-De Jin. Selection, training and supervision of breast cancer peer educators: A literature review. TMR Integrative Nursing, 2018, 2(2): 61-67.

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https://www.tmrjournals.com/in/EN/10.12032/TMRIN20180617     OR     https://www.tmrjournals.com/in/EN/Y2018/V2/I2/61

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