Managing Late-Life Depression
Ellen M. Whyte, MD, presents on late-life depression and how it affects cognitive impairment, and provides treatment management geared towards improving depression among the elderly.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the role of measurement-based, stepped care in improving depression treatment outcomes among the elderly
- Recall commonly used algorithms supporting rationale pharmacotherapy choices for late-life depression
- Explain the relationship between late-life depression and cognitive impairment
Dr. Whyte has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.
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The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
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Release Date: 5/17/2021 | Last Modified On: 5/17/2021 | Expires: 5/17/2022