Depression Screening and Management

Return to all Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Select appropriate evidence-based, validated screening tools to apply to the older patient.
2. Identify appropriate primary care management for patients diagnosed with depression and/or anxiety, and indications for referral.
3. Examine the collaborative care model as a strategy to manage patients with depression and/or anxiety.
4. Explain required coding and documentation needed to ensure proper payment for screening and management of depression.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
Parent activity set: 

Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
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