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Memorial Sloan Kettering Care for the Older Cancer Patient: Cognition and Communication
Friday, October 4, 2019 - Saturday, October 5, 2019

CME Provider:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center ›
633 3rd Ave, 12th Floor
New York, New York (NY) 10017
United States
Phone: 646-227-2025
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Conference Center:
Rockefeller Research Laboratories ›
430 E 67th Street
New York, New York (NY) 10065
United States
Phone: 800-525-2225
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This course is focused on cognition and communication for all types and levels of Health Care Professionals providing care for older adults with cancer though lectures Friday and an optional workshop on Saturday.

Friday, October 4th, will consist of high-level discussions surrounding all types of cognitive impairments commonly seen in the older cancer patient. There will be a focus on communication based concerns and barriers when interacting with the older cancer patient (including caregivers and family members), evaluation of decision-making capacity, as well as how to work with an interpreter for patients with dementia and may experience a language barrier.

Saturday, October 5th, is a Geriatric Communication Skills Training Workshop comprised of a specific experiential learning methodology that will immerse participants in applying newly taught skills in a simulated relevant clinical environment. An addition fee is required and space is limited.

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

Co-sponsored by MSK’s:
Geriatrics Resource Interprofessional Program (GRIP)
Psycho-Oncology Education & Training Institute (POETI)
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View the Course Brochure ›
MSK Course Directors:

Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, MD, PhD
Christian J. Nelson, PhD
CME Credit:
Physicians:  14.50 Hours
Physician Assistants:  Credit Available
Nurses:  14.50 Hours

Self Assessment Module (SAM):  No

Specialty Audience:
Emergency Medicine    Family Medicine    Internal Medicine    Neurology    Ophthalmology    Otolaryngology    Psychiatry    Quality Assurance    Radiation Therapy    Radiology    Surgery    

RADLIST Course #22313

Map of Rockefeller Research Laboratories, 430 E 67th Street, New York, New York (NY), United States
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