PHQ9 & GAD-7: Screening and Assessment

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 15, 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 information to ensure accuracy, efficacy, and efficiency relative to the screening and assessment of members who display signs and/or symptoms of general anxiety disorder or depression.          

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the GAD-7 and PHQ-9 screening questions and illustrate skills for administration  
  2. Illustrate the application of motivational interviewing skills in screening/assessment

 

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: 
09/16/2021
Course expires: 
11/15/2021
Event starts: 
10/15/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
10/15/2021 - 1:00pm

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

Time

Content

Presenter

12:00-12:30pm

Review the GAD-7 and PHQ-9 screening questions and illustrate skills for administration 

Andrea Brown, MA, LPC

12:30-1:00pm

Case study and discussion using motivational interviewing skills during screening/assessment

Andrea Brown, MA, LPC

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States
Andrea Brown, MA, LPC
Clinical Educator UPMC Western Behavioral Health
 
Andrea Brown is a Clinical Educator with UPMC Western Behavioral Health. She have been in the mental health field for over 16 years with 9 years being with UPMC.  She graduated with a master’s degree in Community Counseling from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology from West Virginia Wesleyan College. She is currently also a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. 

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.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

Social Work (ASWB)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Social Work Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

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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