AnxietyLast Reviewed: November 12, 2015
What You’ll Learn
- Define the prevalence of anxiety among people with serious illness and its impact on quality of life
- Recognize that anxiety is treatable
- Identify the importance of screening people with serious illness for anxiety
- Deploy evidence-based strategies for the treatment of anxiety
What You’ll Earn
CAPC members can earn the following free continuing education credits:
Case Management: 1.00 CE
Licensed Professional Counselors: 1.00 CE
Medicine: 0.75 CME, 0.75 ABIM MOC
Nursing: 1.00 CNE, 0.25 Pharmacotherapy
Social Work: 1.00 CE (NASW)
Social Work: 1.00 CE (NYSED)
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Tools & Resources
GAD-7 Anxiety ScaleLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Screening tool for generalized anxiety disorder.view
PHQ-4: Validated Screening Tool for Anxiety and DepressionLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Brief (4-question) screening tool for anxiety and depression.view
Symptom Management GlossaryLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Key terms related to symptom management. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2017.members login
Course References: AnxietyLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Course citations. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2017.members login
Fast Fact #186: Anxiety in Palliative CareLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Screening tools and diagnosing anxiety in patients with serious illness.view
DSM-V: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth EditionLast Updated: January 29, 2019
Taxonomic and diagnostic tool for mental disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).view
Drew Rosielle, MD, FAAHPM. Palliative Care, Fairview Health Services, University of Minnesota Medical School.
Lolita Melhado, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC. Family Nurse Practitioner/Palliative Care, Gulf Coast Medical Center - Lee Memorial Health System.
Philip Higgins, PhD, LICSW. President Lighthouse Counseling of Salem, Inc.
Linda Pang, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
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