OVERVIEW

This CME activity serves as an introduction and overview discussing depression in the older population. Depression in older adults is often overlooked and/or undertreated and Dr. Youssef’s expertise with the geriatric population expands on the risk factors, signs, symptoms, preventive measures and treatment options available for healthcare professionals working with the geriatric population. This CME activity also covers the Geriatric Assessment Scale as an effective screening tool and discusses several help and support resources available to the practicing healthcare professional.

Educational Objectives:
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
1. Describe what Depression is and identify the risk factors of Depression in the older population.
2. Identify the signs, symptoms and categories of Depression in the older population.
3. Identify the preventive measures and treatment options available for Depression in the older population.
4. Describe the Geriatric Assessment Scale as a meaningful screening tool.
5. Identify help and support resources available for Depression.

Estimated time to complete this activity is 1 hour.

COURSE CONTENT

Depression in Older Adults

TARGET AUDIENCE

PhysicianNursingPhysician Assistant

SPECIALITIES

General PracticeInternal MedicinePrimary CareFamily PracticeGeneral and Internal MedicineFamily and Patient Centered CarePhysician AssistantsGeriatricsNursing

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