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.
- 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.
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.
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