The Investigation and Management of Depressive Illness

This RCGP accredited resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of common presentations of depression and related illness.

Successful completion of the resource provides 1 hour of CPD delivered by Learna Ltd.

£6.00

Introduction

Depression is a very common presenting problem to primary care. It also features heavily on QOF and pervades much of the management of chronic disease. Treatment revolves around the integration of a number of approaches and not just pharmacological. This resource is composed of 10 self assessment questions and tests your knowledge of common presentations of depression and related illness. On successful completion of the resource, the user will obtain a certificate for 1 hour of continuous professional development appropriate or inclusion in your portfolio.

Aims and Objectives

On completion of this resource, the user should:

  • have an improved understanding of the assessment of depression
  • have an increased awareness of the treatments available for depressive illness
  • have an improved understanding of the pharmacological approach to treating depressive illness