Addressing Mental Health Concerns in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

Addressing Mental Health Concerns in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease 

This course is designed for healthcare providers in community health and primary care settings. Not only will this course teach you about the link between mental and physical health, but it will also provide recommendations for treating the whole patient and addressing both physical and mental health issues. You will also learn about common mental health comorbidities that present in patients with cardiovascular disease, and how to effectively identify and address these illnesses using a collaborative care approach. A blend of real-life scenarios and interactive exercises will further assist you in applying the key competencies that you will gain from this training.

$19.95

Hours: 1.25
REL-PI-0-P4

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.2 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.20 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.25 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PI-0-P4
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Identify common mental health comorbidities that are frequently associated with cardiovascular disease.
Define the critical role that primary care and community healthcare providers play in the identification and treatment of mental health issues for patients with cardiovascular disease.
Identify the importance of utilizing mental health screening tools for patients with cardiovascular disease.
Cite integrated and coordinated care management principles.
Indicate how treating both physical and mental health conditions can reduce the overall cost of care and improve patient outcomes.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. Disclaimer B. About This Course C. Learning Objectives Section 2: Mental Health Conditions and Cardiovascular Disease A. Understanding the Mind Body Connection B. The Critical Role of Primary Care in Mental Health Treatment C. The Interplay of Cardiovascular Disease and Mental Health Conditions D. Review E. Summary Section 3: Identification of Mental Health Conditions A. Closing the Patient Care Gap B. The Use of Mental Health Screeners C. Whooley D. PHQ-9 E. GAD-7 F. Depression Overview G. Anxiety Overview H. Barriers to Treatment I. Review J. Summary Section 4: Creating an Action Plan A. Typical Treatment Options B. Treating Depression and Cardiovascular Disease C. Understanding Medication Interactions D. Follow-Up After Mental Health Diagnosis E. Knowing When to Refer to a Mental Health Specialist F. Collaborative Care Approach G. Using Case Management/Disease Management Protocols to Improve Treatment H. Meet Ms. James I. Reducing ED Utilization J. Integrated Care: Partnerships and Communication K. Review L. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations! F. Exam G. BrainSparks

Instructor: Danyell Jones
Danyell Jones is a recognized leader in the healthcare industry with more than 10 years of diverse experience at the executive level. Ms. Jones has been published in a number of leading healthcare industry magazines and journals, and has been responsible for the development and execution of training programs for some of the nation’s largest Managed Care, Insurer, Provider, and Health System organizations. Disclosure: Danyell Jones has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Naju Madra, M.A.

Naju Madra, M.A. is an internal subject matter expert and clinical content writer for Relias' Behavioral Healthcare library. She earned her Master's degree in Psychology with specific study in neuropsychological assessment for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. She brings with her a wealth of experience in clinical assessment, along with expertise in large-scale clinical research project management, recruitment, training, as well as in-person and web-based curriculum development.

In addition to scholarly activities such as writing manuals and preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, Ms. Madra has over 15 years of behavioral healthcare experience ranging from crisis counseling and job coaching for individuals with severe mental illness and co-occurring disorders, to community college instruction, and trauma specialist at the Veterans Health Administration. In her current role, Ms. Madra has contributed authorship to over 100 behavioral healthcare course offerings for both licensed and non-licensed professionals in the Health & Human Services market.

Disclosure: Naju Madra, M.A. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Sally Mravcak, MD
Dr. Sally Mravcak MD is a staff physician at the Capital Health Center for Women’s Health in Hamilton, NJ. She is a graduate of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, board certified in family medicine, fellowship trained in women’s health, and licensed in acupuncture. She has extensive experience caring for the underserved, integrating physical and behavioral healthcare for people with severe mental illness, and has presented on a local as well as national level on this topic. Dr. Mravcak also serves as a volunteer Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and has been teaching medical students since 2005. She has multiple publications on medical topics including review articles, a research article, and a book chapter. Disclosure: Sally Mravcak, MD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry, intermediate, and advanced level Nurses; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.