Institute for Health & Ageing

Prostate Cancer PD

Prostate Cancer PD

A Professional Development Course for Exercise Specialists


Prostate Cancer PD is a professional development course developed and delivered by A/Prof Prue Cormie and the Exercise Oncology Team at Australian Catholic University. The course is based on the latest scientific evidence and extensive clinical experience in delivering best practice care to men with prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer PD aims to enhance your practice by equipping you with the theoretical and applied knowledge required to maximise outcomes for your patients through exercise. Prostate Cancer PD consists of:

  • Online Modules
    5 university level lectures (~1 hour 30 mins per lecture)

    • Introduction to Prostate Cancer
    • Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatments
    • Screening & Monitoring of Prostate Cancer Patients
    • Exercise Prescription for Prostate Cancer
    • Working with Prostate Cancer Patient
  • Practical Workshop
    4 hour face-to-face workshop delivered in major cities

    • Exercise Medicine for Prostate Cancer
  • Resource Set
    An extensive range of over 100 materials to support your practice
  • Biennial Webinars
    Prostate Cancer PD graduates receive free access to dedicated webinars to keep updated on new scientific discoveries

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Prostate Cancer PD is an Exercise & Sports Science Australia Accredited Professional Development Opportunity. As such, you can be assured that Prostate Cancer PD is reflective of best practice, is written and delivered by appropriately qualified professionals and is directly relevant to clinical practice. ESSA Members who complete Prostate Cancer PD will receive 11 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.

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Prostate Cancer PD is a prerequisite to delivering The Man Plan exercise program and graduates may be eligible to administer The Man Plan at their practice. The Man Plan is a subsidised program involving two individual consultations and 16 group based exercise sessions for men with prostate cancer. Exercise Physiologists who deliver The Man Plan receive referrals for the program from cancer specialists.

How much does Prostate Cancer PD cost?

Prostate Cancer PD Prostate Cancer PD Online Content Only
Standard Registration $650 $550
AEP Student Registration $550 $450

Enrol in Prostate Cancer PD

To enrol for Prostate Cancer PD please register here

Alternatively please return the completed Registration Form (PDF, 120KB) to


Access the Prostate Cancer PD course website here:

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Upcoming Practical Workshops:

  • Melbourne: Saturday 22nd July 9am-1pm
  • Brisbane: Saturday 29th July 9am-1pm
  • Adelaide: Saturday 5th August 9am-1pm
  • Sydney: Saturday 19th August 9am-1pm
  • Perth: Saturday 26th August 9am-1pm