Understanding Depression in the Elderly 4/21/16 8:30am

West Chester , PA US
April 21, 2016

 The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with information on the disease process and skills or techniques used to manage these clients at home.

Sign-ups on-line for this live event will be blocked 1 hour before the scheduled course.

Target Audience

RNs

LPNs

Certified Case Managers

Pennsylvania Social Workers

Learning Objectives

By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:
 
•define depression
•differentiate between types of depression
•identify risk factors for depression.
•recognize signs and symptoms of depression
•relate chronic physical conditions and depression
•discuss methodologies and tools for diagnosing depression
•explain treatment options, including medication management
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
    BAYADA Home Health Care is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 2.00 Participation
  • 2.00 Clock hours (CCMC)
    This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with clock hours.
Course opens: 
03/29/2016
Course expires: 
01/04/2017
Event starts: 
04/21/2016 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
04/21/2016 - 10:30am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Wellington at Hershey's Mill
1361 Boot Road
West Chester , PA 19380
United States

Carol Sweeney, MA, RD, LDN, FAND

Carol has been the Registered Dietitian with Bayada Home Health Care since 2012.  Carol completed her undergraduate work at Penn State University, her Master's degree at Immaculata University, and her Dietetic Internship at Christiana Care Health Services.  Carol has worked extensively with elderly clients diagnosed with 1 or more forms of depression in long term care settings, psychiatric facilitites, community based care, hospice care, and currently thru home health care services.

DISCLOSURE

No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors or presenters.

Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity

  • Attend planned length of activity missing no more than 10 minutes
  • Attendance verification via sign-in sheet.
  • Evaluation completion with electronic signature

Cancellation/Refund

If course is cancelled:

By BAYADA; if the education is cancelled for any reason the learner will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee.  BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

By learner; any applicable course fee will be refundable up until one (1) day prior to date registered for the education.  After this date the course fee may be non-refundable.  BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

Complaint Resolution

Contact education@bayada.com for any grievances and the complaint will be addressed within two (2) business days.  Complaints will be disseminated to all appropriate parties for review and resolution of any conflicts or grievances.

Special Needs

Contact education@bayada.com for consideration of request.  If special needs accommodations are not available, the participant will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee.

BAYADA Home Health Care is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with clock hours.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
    BAYADA Home Health Care is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 2.00 Participation
  • 2.00 Clock hours (CCMC)
    This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with clock hours.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/29/2016
Course expires: 
01/04/2017

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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