PSA Meeting Structure
The PSA meetings begin at 7:00 pm and run until 9:30 pm, with a short refreshment break in between the educational speaker and the breakout discussion groups.
6:45 – 7:00: Sign in
7:00 – 7:15: Opening remarks and information about activities and events that the Prostate Support Association and The Prostate Centre are engaged in.
7:15 – 7:30: Introduction of new members.
7:30 – 8:15: Presentation from someone from the medical community.
8:15 – 8:30: Refreshment break
8:30 – 9:00: Break out into discussion groups according to treatment type, i.e. those who have had surgery talk together, same for those who have had radiation, etc. There is also a group for those who are in a supporting role, spouses, partners, family, etc. The medical presenter is encouraged to participate in these discussion groups though the groups are primarily an informal sharing of information and personal experiences.