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  1. Last Updated 02/16/2011

    This video lecture presentation provides an introduction to geriatric oncology. It addresses the dearth of research, deficiencies and lack of evidence-based data and practice guidelines in the specialty. The interdisciplinary approach that has ...

  2. Last Updated 01/19/2011

    This lecture presentation addresses the importance of the interdisciplinary approach and the comprehensive geriatric assessment in treatment of older adults with ...

  3. Last Updated 01/19/2011

    This presentation reviews clinical trials and directs the learner's attention to the under-representation of older patients in studies that address lung cancer treatment. It highlights the importance of ...

  4. Last Updated 08/01/2012

    Sixty percent of new cancers are diagnosed in patients 65 years and older. Cancer is the leading cause of death for men and women age 60-79. Healthcare professionals are making strides in addressing this issue through comprehensive risk ...

  5. Last Updated 09/28/2012

    Nutrition for the older adult with cancer needs to be assessed in a comprehensive manner to promote quality of life. An interprofessional approach should be used for nutrition management. This module examines nutrition in the older adult with ...

  6. Last Updated 04/24/2014

    For older adults, cancer may be a more challenging experience due to additional health-related challenges for the patient as ...

  7. Last Updated 02/24/2015

    This self-directed learning assignment was created to complement the required 2-week ambulatory geriatrics curriculum for PGY1’s at the University of Chicago.  Learners are first asked to reflect on a previous patient encounter during which ...

  8. Last Updated 10/01/2014

    This handbook was developed for the Geriatrics Principles for Specialists (GPS) Program of Wake Forest School of Medicine.  In order to facilitate improvements in clinical care of older adult patients, it provides an overview of key steps for ...

  9. Last Updated 03/29/2018

    A multifacted program focused on Assessment of Medical Decision Making Capacity. It includes the following education and assessment tools:

     

    • Elder Care Provider Sheet, “Medical Decision-Making ...
  10. Last Updated 05/19/2017

    Family caregivers are on the frontlines managing complicated chronic illnesses, assisting with day-to-day functioning, and providing direct care to manage symptoms and improve the quality of life of their loved ones. Yet, health professions ...