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The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center GERIATRIC PLAN©: Introduction

An Ambulatory Nurses' Guide to Assist Older Adults Through Cancer Treatment

Editors, Contributing Authors & Reviewers



Who We Are:
Mary Elizabeth Davis, Editor RN, MSN, CHPN, AOCNS – Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Lorraine K. McEvoy, Editor DNP, MSN, RN, OCN - Nurse Leader

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Authors:
Melanie Carrow RN, OCN, ACRN, Clinical Nurse IV, Infectious Disease Service, Integumentary, Labs;  Susan Derby MA, CGNP, ACHPN, Nurse Practitioner, Pain and Palliative Care Service, Pain, Advance Care Planning;  E. Linda Frierson RN, BSN, OCN, Clinical Nurse IV, Pulmonary Service & Neuro Rehab Service, Respiratory;  Melinda Gooch RN, BSN, OCN, Clinical Nurse IV, Renal Service, Toileting;  Ann Marie Mulligan-Stoiber RN, BSN, OCN, Clinical Nurse IV, Neurology Service, Gait, Alert & Oriented; Jean Ricci MN, CRRN, Clinical Nurse IV, GI Service / Neuro Rehab Service, Nutrition;  Jody Roth RN, MPH, OCN, Clinical Nurse IV, Orthopaedic Service, Independence;  Heidi Yulico APRN-BC, NP, Nurse Practitioner, Geriatric Service, Review of Medications, Comorbidities

Reviewers:
Beatriz Korc-Grodzicki, MD, PhD, Chief, Geriatrics Service; Sung Wu Sun, MD, Attending Physician, Geriatrics Service; Paul A. Hamlin, MD, Attending Physician, Clinical Director, Lymphoma Outpatient Unit; Stuart M. Lichtman, MD, FACP, Attending Physician, Regional Network; William P. Tew MD, Attending Physician, Gynecology; Manpreet Boparai, Pharm.D, CGP, Geriatric Specialist Pharmacy Services; Margie Ziegler Ostrander MS, RD, CDN, CSO, Outpatient Clinical Dietitian; Robin Roberts, PT, DPT,GCS, Physical Therapy; Mary Zeibaq, MS, OTR/L Occupational Therapy; Dana Bossert, RN, BSN, OCN; Roberta Sales, MPH, BSN, OCN; Xin (Kenny) Lin, BSN, RN, OCN; Amanda Hughes, MSc, RN, OCN; Soo Jung Kim, MSN, ANP, AGPCNP-BC

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Table of Contents

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Each letter in the mnemonic GERIATRIC PLAN addresses a specific issue(s) pertinent to the care of the older adult with cancer.

G ait

E yes & ears

R eview of medications

I ndependence

A lert & oriented

T oileting

espiratory

I ntegumentary

C omorbidities

 

P ain & palliative care

L abs

A dvance care planning

N utrition