PHQ9 & GAD-7: Base Knowledge
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
RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians
- Recognize the clinical symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Depressive Disorders
Recognize commonly co-occurring physical and behavioral health comorbidities with GAD and Depressive Disorders
Examine several short vignettes that illustrate health disparities and the interconnectedness of PH/BH symptomatology with this population
Program begins at 12:00pm and adjourns at 1:00pm Total Education Time: 1 hour
Review of clinical symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Depressive Disorder
Review of co-occurring physical and behavioral health comorbidities with GAD and Depressive Disorders
Presentation and discussion of short vignettes that illustrate health disparities and the interconnectedness of PH/BH symptomatology with this population
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.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC 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