Anxiety

Last Reviewed: November 12, 2015

What You’ll Learn

  1. Define the prevalence of anxiety among people with serious illness and its impact on quality of life
  2. Recognize that anxiety is treatable
  3. Identify the importance of screening people with serious illness for anxiety
  4. Deploy evidence-based strategies for the treatment of anxiety

What You’ll Earn

After completing the course, you’ll earn a Verification of Attendance certificate.

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 (Medical Knowledge Only)
  • Nursing: 1.00 CNE, 0.25 Pharmacotherapy
  • Social Work: 1.00 CE (NYSED)
  • Social Work: 1.00 CE (NASW)

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Tools & Resources

GAD-7 Anxiety Scale

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Screening tool for generalized anxiety disorder.

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PHQ-4: Validated Screening Tool for Anxiety and Depression

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Brief (4-question) screening tool for anxiety and depression.

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Symptom Management Glossary

Last Updated: March 18, 2020

Key terms related to symptom management. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2017.

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Course References: Anxiety

Last Updated: March 18, 2020

Course citations. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2017.

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Fast Fact #186: Anxiety in Palliative Care

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Screening tools and diagnosing anxiety in patients with serious illness.

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DSM-V: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Taxonomic and diagnostic tool for mental disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

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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.

Amy Case, MD, FAAHPM. Associate Professor of Oncology, Chair, Department of Supportive Care.*

Melissa Bakar, MD. Assistant Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.*

Linda Pang, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

*indicates ABIM Peer Reviewer

Contact information: For technical questions about online activity or continuing education credits, contact membership@capc.org or 212-201-2674.

Provided by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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