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Depression in Adolescents and Children: A Guide for Family Medicine and
Recorded Webinar - Neha Sharma, DO
Jointly provided by Tufts University School of Medicine Office of
Continuing Education (TUSM OCE)
and Tufts Medicine Integrated Network
Original Release Date: June 13, 2023
Last Review Date: June 12, 2023
Expiration Date: June 12, 2024
Estimated time to complete this activity: 45 minutes
Fees: There is no fee for this
Daniel Carlat, MD - Course Director
Medical Director of Inpatient Psychiatry/Chairman of Psychiatry,
Neha Sharma, DO - Course Director & Speaker
Director, Director of Gen CAP Clinic,
CAP Residency Program;
Tufts Medical Center
Caryl Beison, MPH - Planner
Executive Director – Hallmark Health PHO
Vice President, Managed Care –MWHC
Kenneth Ray, PharmD - Planner
Tufts Medicine Integrated Network
Amy Lund, MSN, RN, NE-BC, PCCN-K
Accredited Provider Program Director,
Office of Continuing Education
Tufts University School of Medicine,
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Course Directors, planners, authors, and other faculty in control of content (listed above) have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to report in the past 24 months with an ACCME-defined ineligible company.
TUSM OCE staff: Carolyn Langer, MD, JD, MPH, Amy Lund, MSN, RN, NE-BC, PCCN-K, Karin Pearson, CHCP, Mirosleidy Olivo, MS, Katelyn McBurney, Joseph Baldasari
Commercial Support: Commercial Support was
not received for this activity.
Exhibitors: Exhibitors will not be present.
Target Audience: Primary Care
Providers including Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics (MD, DO, NP,
Activity Goal: The goal
of this activity is to increase knowledge, awareness, and comfort with
evidence-based treatment of depression in primary care.
Learner Objectives/Outcomes - At the conclusion of the activity, learners
will be able to:
Diagnose and prescribe treatment, including
pharmacotherapy, for their primary care patients with depression.
Identify two first line antidepressant medications.
Employ the skills identified in this program to
better meet the needs of patients with depression.
Identify times when psychiatric referral or
consultation is needed.
This activity is
designed to address the following competencies:
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IEC)
· Practice-Based Learning/Improvement
· Patient Care and Procedural Skills
· Systems-Based Practice
· Medical/Clinical Knowledge
· Interpersonal/Communication Skills
· Provide patient-centered care
· Work in interdisciplinary teams
· Employ evidence-based practice
· Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice
· Interprofessional Communication
· Teams and Teamwork
Physicians: This activity has
been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements
and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
through the joint providership of Tufts University School of Medicine Office of
Continuing Education (TUSM OCE) and Tufts Medicine Integrated Network. TUSM OCE
is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
TUSM OCE designates this
enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation
in the activity.
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is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by
the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
provides 0.75 Contact Hour for nurses.
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