The content in this course is applicable to certified medical assistants.
Stephanie brings more than 13 years of professional and clinical social work experience to her role as a content writer specializing in behavioral health at Relias. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and professional writing from The College of New Jersey and a Master of Social Work degree from Rutgers University. The majority of Stephanie's experience includes mental health counseling and case management in private practice, acute psychiatric, community, and medical settings. She served as part of the National Health Service Corps, providing mental health counseling to underserved populations including military service members and their families. Prior to beginning her graduate studies in 2005, she contracted as a copyeditor. Stephanie has led workshops on relevant topics such as LGBTQIA+ sensitivity, youth suicide prevention, and how to provide in-community services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
CE-PRO is a membership program that gives you 50% OFF everything you buy and much more.
50% Discount on All Course Purchases
Free CE Alerts
Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)
American Association of Medical Assistants
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Depression and Suicide Basics
Chronic Disease Adds to the Risk
Identifying Risk Factors and Warning Signs
Differentiating Suicidal Behaviors
Know the Warning Signs: “IS PATH WARM?”
Section 3: Mood Disorders
What is a Mood Disorder?
Identifying Depression in Any Setting
Neurological and Medical Conditions That May Contribute to Depression
Beyond Sadness — Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder
When It Looks Like Depression, It Might Not Be
Screening for Depression
Screening for Suicidal Ideation
Seeing the Light
The No-Harm or No-Suicide Contract
Defeating the Stigma
Coping with Life’s Ups and Downs
Initiating an Effective Plan
Section 4: Medications?
When Medication Is Indicated
Medications for Mood Disorders\
Giving Counsel to Ease the Pain
On the Road to Recovery
Helping Families Help Patients
Finding the Right Resources
Section 6: Conclusion
Course Delivery Method and Format:
Starting July 11, 2014, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists will be able to order diets in hospitals under Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulation …
ContinuingEducation.com is the leader in online education for healthcare professionals. We are the first choice for hundreds of healthcare organizations and hundreds of thousands of individuals …
As a Registered Dietitian (RD), or soon to be, you play a vital role in the healthcare community by providing expert advice on proper food and nutrition, counseling clients …