After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe how the clinical presentation of depression in older adults may differ from younger adults
2. Identify 2 screening tools for depression in older adults
3. Describe important components of comprehensive depression assessment for older adults including identifying predisposing and precipitating risk factors for depression and suicide, medication review, cognitive testing, functional status evaluation, and laboratory testing
Raisa Atif, MD
Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE End of Life Care
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours