Resources for the Older Adult
Resources (links and documents) helpful for older adults can be found at here.
More information about CARG advocacy efforts can be found at here.
Geriatric Oncology Program List
For more information, please download the list here.
Geriatric Oncology: Educating Nurses to Improve Quality Care
This NCI-funded national project is a two and a half day program for oncology nurses to increase their knowledge of caring for older adults with cancer. For more information, please click here.
ASCO Geriatric Oncology Curriculum
The ASCO Geriatric Oncology Curriculum includes a review of core principles relating to the care of older patients with cancer. The practical content enhances the understanding of some of the unique issues relating to the care of older patients including current cancer and aging trends, the physiological aspects of aging, assessment of the older cancer patient, and pharmacological considerations. Each of the tumor-specific modules include case-based, patient scenarios that are most prevalent. For more information, please visit http://university.asco.org/geriatric-oncology.
Summer Research Institute in Geriatric Mental Health (SRI)
SRI is a national program to promote the career advancement of talented post-residency (MD or DO) and post-doctoral (PhD, PsyD, or PharmD) fellows and other early stage investigators who hold promise for a research career in geriatric mental health translational, interventions, or services research. SRI meets as an annual five day research career development institute for a competitively selected set of trainees that provides learning opportunities via one-to-one and group mentoring. For more information, please visit http://www.mentalhealthtrainingnetwork.org/institutes/sri/home.
The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe)
The Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe) is a free public repository of a growing collection of geriatric educational materials in various e-learning formats, including lectures, exercises, virtual patients, case-based discussions, simulations, as well as links to other resources. For more information, please visit http://www.pogoe.org/.
Estimating prognosis for elders. For more information, please visit http://www.eprognosis.org/.
National Institutes of Health
Training and education, for more information, please visit http://obssr.od.nih.gov/training_and_education/training.aspx.
Journal of Clinical Oncology
Collected resources related to geriatric oncology can be found at http://jco.ascopubs.org/cgi/collection/go.
Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Educational programs presented by the Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine can be found at http://icahn.mssm.edu/departments-and-institutes/geriatrics-and-palliative-medicine/programs-and-services/educational-programs/faculty-development-to-advance-geriatric-education.
GEMSSTAR U13 Conference
The educational materials for the GEMSSTAR U13 Conference can be found at http://www.americangeriatrics.org/gsi/gemsstar_jahnigen/leadership_retreat/.
The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing provides education/training on various geriatric topics and patient symptoms. It also has the Try This: ®Series Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults Series. Please visit https://consultgeri.org/.