Depression Screening and Management

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 differing patient populations.

2. Screen pregnant and postpartum women for peripartum depression.

3. Identify appropriate primary care management for patients diagnosed with depression and indications for referral.

4. Examine the collaborative care model as a strategy to manage patients with depression.

5. 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: 
03/05/2022

Scott A. Fields, Ph.D. – Professor; Director of Behavioral Science, West Virginia University School of Medicine – Charleston Division; Department of Family Medicine, Charleston, West Virginia

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022
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