Personalized Treatment for Depression in Primary Care (RP1604F)

Dallas, TX US
April 9, 2016

The Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care’s CME will provide an overview of the management of depression in a primary care setting. Moreso, the program will focus on the diagnosis of different subtypes of depression , progression towards personalized treatment, and the utilization of health information technology to screen and manage depression.

Target Audience

This CME activity is designed for primary care and mental health Physicians, Psychologists, Nurse Practinoners, Physician’s Assistants, Social Workers, and other professionals interested in the management and treatment of Depression in a primary care setting.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to link the education objectives to Core Competencies (Medical Knowledge and Patient Care) and be able to:

  • Identify appropriate screening tools and assessments for depression giving regards to patient culture and socioeconomic factors in a primary care setting
  • Implement Measurement Based Care using advances in health information technology
  • Diagnose and manage patients with Bipolar Depression
  • Identify and develop treatment plans for depression during pregnancy and post-partum periods
  • Recognize metabolic causes involved in the pathophysiology of depression
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA
  • 5.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
04/09/2016
Course expires: 
04/09/2017
Event starts: 
04/09/2016 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/09/2016 - 1:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
McDermott Plaza Lecture Hall D1.602
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

COURSE DIRECTORS

Madhukar Trivedi, M.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Director, Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care

Chief, Division of Mood Disorders

Betty Jo Hay Distinguished Chair for Mental Health

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Manish Jha, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

 

Accreditation and Designation Statements

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA
  • 5.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/09/2016
Course expires: 
04/09/2017

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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