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AONN+ Midyear 2021 Virtual Conference

THUR05 - General Session 5| Geriatric Oncology


May 13, 2021 3:15pm ‐ May 13, 2021 4:30pm


Description

This session will provide an overview of ageism and other discrimination in healthcare, using cancer care to create clinically relevant illustration and case studies, and offers solutions in person-centered, age- friendly models of care. The session will include definitions of major concepts and ways to integrate these concepts into clinical practice on a daily basis. Goals of person-centered, age-friendly care will be described in relation to national and international initiatives with clinical pearls and tips outlined to make changing practice a reality for each participant.

Learning Objectives:
  • Define ageism, listing 2 forms of this form of discrimination beyond negative or “elder bashing” ageism
  • Describe how ageism combines with other forms of discrimination to lessen the healthcare experience and outcome quality
  • Identify 3 strategies to help overcome ageism and intersecting forms of discrimination in healthcare for individuals and families

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