Care of the Older Adult Across the Cancer Continuum: Supportive Care Considerations

Overview

Cancer treatment and supportive care tailored to the diverse needs of older cancer patients. This multidisciplinary symposium will provide healthcare professionals with knowledge about the evaluation and management of older adults with cancer. Methods to efficiently integrate elements of a geriatric assessment into a daily oncology practice will be included. Experts will discuss management and treatment of non-oncological conditions in cancer. Nursing and other allied healthcare professionals will also discuss specific older adults’ medical and social needs.

Educational Objectives

  • Provide healthcare professionals with knowledge about the evaluation and management of older adults with cancer.
  • Methods to efficiently integrate elements of a geriatric assessment into a daily oncology practice.

Audience

This course is directed towards primary care physicians, oncologists, and geriatricians, advanced care practitioners, oncology nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of older adult cancer patients.

Credit

MSK is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been submitted to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for approval to award contact hours. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For more information regarding contact hours, please call the Office of Continuing Education at 212-639-6884 

Additional Information

See brochure for additional information.

Date & Time(s)

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Zuckerman Research Center
417 East 68th Street
(between First and York Avenues)
New York, NY 10065

Contact

Sponsor(s)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Registration Details

Cancellation Policy

If you register for an MSKCC CME course and need to cancel your registration, please let us know by email at cme@mskcc.org. Up until the day before the course, you can receive a refund of your registration fee minus a $65 processing fee.  At any time, you may substitute another registrant in your place after contacting the CME Office with the relevant information.

Speaker(s)

Course Director(s)

Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, MD, PhD
Attending Physician
Chief, Geriatrics Service
Department of Medicine

Ann A. Jakubowski. MD, PhD
Attending Physician
Hematologic Oncology Division
Department of Medicine

 

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