Continuing Education for Pharmacists

Management of Unipolar Depression: A Patient-Centred Approach

Learn how to better help patients with depression—and to spot the signs of undiagnosed depression in patients and caregivers.

As a pharmacist, you can play a key role in identifying and treating depression; your timely support and expert knowledge of antidepressant medications will help patients better manage this serious condition. This accredited continuing education (CE) program will show you ways to better counsel patients who are dealing with depression.

Available in English and French, “Management of Unipolar Depression: A Patient-Centred Approach” is CCCEP and OPQ accredited for 1.0 CE unit.

Learning objectives

After completing this CE, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between therapeutic agents and know which to select when treating unipolar depression
  • Detect symptoms of concern related to unipolar depression in both diagnosed and undiagnosed patients
  • Counsel patients and caregivers on medications and the overall management of unipolar depression to optimize treatment compliance
  • Ensure appropriate follow-ups when taking charge of unipolar depression
  • Understand your role in offering caregiver support

Benefits for your pharmacy

  • Increase your confidence in identifying and counselling patients who have depression
  • Establish deeper trust and loyalty with patients and caregivers in your community
  • Improve quality of life for patients and caregivers in your community

Get more information and register for the course at sacsleaf.ca.


Questions?

If you have any questions about this or any other Teva Canada resource for pharmacists or pharmacy technicians, please contact your Teva Canada Sales Representative or email TevaPharmacySolutions@crossworx.ca.






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