Geriatric Depression


CME: Geriatric Depression

Robert Madan, MD, FRCPC, Chief of Psychiatry, Baycrest, University of Toronto.


This evidence-based learning program has been developed for primary care physicians, educators, and other health professionals who care for the elderly patients. Learners will utilize this program to assist with the diagnosis, sound management, and appropriate treatment of Depression in the elderly patients.

  • This program runs in a sequence, and is accompanied by informative illustrations, and animations. To advance you must complete the quizzes.
  • Best viewed with accompanying voice-over narration.
  • You may pause, rewind, or fast-forward at any point.
  • Slides with links to figures or tables will pause automatically to allow the user time to view the additional material.

  After participating in this online CME program, physicians should be able to:
  • List steps in the assessment of geriatric depression
  • List evidence based treatments for geriatric depression
  • Describe the relationship between geriatric depression and anxiety

  This interactive online program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada. Members of College of Family Physicians of Canada may claim MAINPRO-M2 Credits for this unaccredited educational program.

  Views and opinions in this program are of the faculty and not necessarily endorsed by, or reflective of, those of the publisher or editors of Health Plexus.