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Learning outcomes

  • Discuss dimensions of human sexuality.
  • Describe how biological, psychological, social and cultural factors can influence how a person perceives and experiences sexuality.
  • Explore ways individuals express their sexuality.
  • Describe ways health alterations may influence a person's sexuality.

Rationale

  • Sexuality is core to a person.
  • There are many factors influencing how a person perceives and experiences their sexuality, including social and cultural factors.
  • All health professionals need to understand how a person perceives and experiences their sexuality.
  • All health professionals need to understand the effects health alterations can have on a person's sexuality and principles for intervention.