Family physicians are often the first point of contact for patients with mental health concerns.
The negative impact depressive disorder has on patients’ well-being, including increased risk for suicide, means family physicians need the most up-to-date strategies to provide preventive and ongoing care.
This course delivers evidence-based protocols from diagnosis to ongoing management, including:
Jonathon Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP presents the following sections to deepen your understanding of depressive disorder.
Upon completion of this CME activity, you should be able to:
The AAFP has reviewed Family Medicine Intensive: Depressive Disorder and deemed it acceptable for up to 13 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 4/21/2023 to 4/21/2026. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed credit, not as Category 1.
CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.