This course examines the relationship between diabetes and depression among the elderly population. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. Explain the relationship between the elderly and depression; 2. Describe the signs and symptoms of depression in the elderly diabetic; 3. Explain the relationship between depression and diabetes in the elderly; 4 Explain how the physical and psychosocial changes related to the aging process affect diabetes and depression; 5. Describe the treatment/management options for depression in the elderly with diabetes. Continuing education: 1.0 Category 1 CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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