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Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Major Depressive Disorder (NA1744)


Author(s): Department of Veterans Affairs - Department of Defense


Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CVRP, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs, RRP


Credit Hours: 14


Course Description

This course is based off of the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense's Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Major Depressive Disorder. It is intended to assist healthcare providers in all aspects of patient care including, but not limited to, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.


Course Format

Online

Course Objectives

  1. Assess the patient's condition and determine the best treatment method

  2. Optimize the use of therapy to improve symptoms and functioning, treatment of the condition's acute phase, prevent relapse, and improve both health and quality of life outcomes

  3. Minimize preventable complications and morbidity

  4. Emphasize the use of patient-centered care

Course Overview

This course is based off of the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense’s Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Major Depressive Disorder. It is intended to assist healthcare providers in all aspects of patient care including, but not limited to, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.

The system-wide goal of evidence-based guidelines is to improve the patient’s health and wellbeing by guiding health providers who are taking care of patients with MDD along the management pathways that are supported by evidence.

  1. Introduction

  2. Background

  3. Scope of the Guideline

  4. About this Clinical Practice Guideline

  5. Guideline Working Group

  6. Algorithm

  7. Recommendations

  8. Appendix A: Evidence Review Methodology
    Appendix B: Quick Guide to the Patient Health Questionnaire
    Appendix C: Pharmacotherapy
    Appendix D: Definitions
    Appendix E: Evidence Table
    Appendix F: 2009 Recommendation Categorization
    Appendix G: Participant List
    Appendix H: Abbreviation List

Course Price

$112.00
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