PHQ9 & GAD-7: Base Knowledge

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 1, 2021

The GAD-7 and PHQ-9 screening tools are widely used across the health plan’s clinical teams, to assess members for the presence of symptoms associated with depression or generalized anxiety. 

This educational activity will provide staff with basic knowledge to ensure accuracy, efficacy, and efficiency relative to the completion of the PHQ9 and GAD 7 behavioral health assessments

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the clinical symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Depressive Disorders
  2. Recognize commonly co-occurring physical and behavioral health comorbidities with GAD and Depressive Disorders

  3. Examine several short vignettes that illustrate health disparities and the interconnectedness of PH/BH symptomatology with this population

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/15/2021
Course expires: 
11/01/2021
Event starts: 
10/01/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
10/01/2021 - 1:00pm

Program begins at 12:00pm  and adjourns at  1:00pm Total Education Time:   1 hour

Time

Content

Presenter

12-12:15pm

Review of clinical symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Depressive Disorder

Kelly O’Toole

12:15-12:30pm

Review of co-occurring physical and behavioral health comorbidities with GAD and Depressive Disorders

Kelly O’Toole

12:30-1:00pm

Presentation and discussion of short vignettes that illustrate health disparities and the interconnectedness of PH/BH symptomatology with this population

Kelly O’Toole

 
UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States
Kelly O'Toole, MSW, LCSW
Director Clinical Care Services Adult and Addiction Medicine, Western Psychiatric Hospital, Pittsburgh Pa

Kelly O’Toole, MSW, LCSW is the Director of Clinical Care Services at Western Behavioral Health.  Kelly manages the Adult and Addiction Medicine Service Lines which includes outpatient, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Partial Hospitalization Programs, Perinatal Services, Narcotic Addiction Treatment Program, Center of Excellence, Prevention and DUI.   

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE  - CCM COA will be sent via email from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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