Patients with heart failure commonly experience depression; this often goes unrecognized. This module summarizes the symptoms, assessment and treatment options for depression in patients with heart failure in the context of interprofessional care.
This online presentation includes audio, demonstrations, instructional methods, and examples.
Authors: Jean Tang, PhD, PMHNP-BC, APRN
Audience: Clinicians, Students, Clinical Instructors
Run time: Approximately 15 minutes
Upon completing this module, the learner will be able to…
- Describe key symptoms of depression and tools used in assessment of depression in Heart Failure (HF).
- Identify treatment options for patients with depression and HF.
- Describe interprofessional team roles for treatment of depression in patients with HF.