Depression Management

This session will review the pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria and medication management, including drug-drug interactions and side effects, for patients with depression.

Presentation slides:

Depression Management Presentation Slides


At the conclusion of this training course the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology, pathophysiologic processes, risk factors, clinical manifestations, and diagnostic criteria for depression.
  2. Identify medications available for the management of depression and their relative place in therapy.
  3. Recognize the potential for drug-drug interactions with medications used for the management of depression.
  4. Deploy strategies for management of side effects of antidepressants.


This session is intended for the behavioral health care manager (BHCM) in the Collaborative Care Model (CoCM) and is applicable to nurses, social workers, advanced practice providers, medical assistants, community health workers and other care team members seeking to expand their knowledge and skills with depression management.


Claire Nolan, PharmD

Claire Nolan received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Detroit, MI. Dr. Nolan has experience in the specialty, ambulatory, and community pharmacy practice settings. She has focused her career on continuous quality improvement, program development, and education.

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Continuing Education Credits

Currently, there are not Continuing Education Credits Available for Nurses & Social Workers

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content for this activity.


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