APRN Pharmacology Today:Treatment of major depressive disorder and resistant depression

November 28 2016

Since patients with depression are commonly treated by primary care practitioners, it is important for you to be up to date on different treatment options.

In this new APRN Pharmacology Today online course, you will review pharmacotherapeutic options for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD), current clinical practice guideline recommendations for treatment of depression, and strategies to address treatment-resistant depression.
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This innovative pharmacology module includes case studies, self-assessment quizzes, and reflection to engage learners and illustrate drug contexts for major depressive disorder.

After taking this interactive online course, you will be able to:
1 - Describe diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder, and characterize treatment-resistant depression
2 - Review current literature and guideline recommendations for the treatment of MDD
3 - Compare and contrast the available pharmacologic treatments for MDD
4 - Formulate a treatment and monitoring plan for a patient with MDD
5 - And much more!