AMA PRA Category 1 : 15.5
MOC : 15.5
C.E. contact hours : 14.5
MSK CME Geriatric Oncology: Cognition and Communication - December 2020 Training is organized by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). This live online training course will be held as a fully web-based course on from Thursday-Friday, December 3-4, 2020.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC Recognition Statement:
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 15.50 Medical Knowledge and Practice Assessment MOC points and patient safety MOC credit in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Social Work Accreditation Statement:
This presentation is approved for a maximum of 14.50 Continuing Education Contact Hours of Live In-Person Training. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0228.
ANCC CNE Statement:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - Nursing Professional Development/Continuing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Contact hours will be awarded to participants who attend the program in its entirety and complete a program evaluation. Partial credit not awarded.
This program will provide a high-level discussion surrounding chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment, distress/anxiety, and its effects on cognition, delirium, dementia, and depression. This live virtual course will 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 who suffer both from dementia and experience a language barrier.
The day 2 Geriatric Communication Skills Training is comprised of a specific experiential learning methodology that will immerse participants in practicing newly taught skills in a simulated relevant clinical environment.
• Provide an overview on dementia, delrium, depression: its detection and care
• Discuss the role of distress and anxiety on quality of life of older cancer patients
• Define decision-making capacity and explain its legal implications
• Appreciate decision-making challenges and learn to assess in older adults with cancer and cognitive syndromes
• Recognize ageism and appreciate how it interferes with the medical care of older adults with cancer
• Become familiar with the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment in the evaluation of elderly cancer patients
• Understand the principles of shared decision making
• Observe and practice skills for successful facilitation shared decision-making with an older adult with cancer and their caregivers.
Registration for this course is complimentary for accepted applicants. Click the 'Register' button above in order to complete an application for this course. You will be notified of your acceptance with instructions for how to complete registration.
The target audience for this program includes physicians, social workers, nurses, physical therapists, and any other healthcare professionals who work with or have an interest in working with older adult cancer patients.
|Registration Type||Due Date||Price|
|Course Fee||01 Nov,2020||Free|
SpecialtiesOncology, Geriatrics, Behavioral Health, Nursing, Family Practice, Physician Assistants, Social Worker Clinical, General practice, Integrative Medicine, Nurse Practitioner
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