Cognition and Depression: An Intricate Link Web Activities

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, Global Medical Education, and HealthmattersCME.

Supported by an independent educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Lundbeck Pharmaceutical Services, LLC.

Specialty: Psychiatric Medicine

Release date: August 1, 2014

Valid through: July 31, 2015

Target Audience:

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners involved in the care of patients with mental illness.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify cognitive dysfunction in patients with untreated and treated  MDD by the use of screening questions and scales
  • Help clinicians identify the factors contributing to poor prognosis in MDD patients, including residual cognitive symptoms
  • Implement strategies to treat MDD to remission of all symptom domains

This program consists of 2 continuing education activites.

Module 1 — Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC — 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit Hour

Module 2 — Katherine E. Burdick, PhD — 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit Hour