Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this course is to provide nurses, physicians, dietitians, radiologic technologists, and pharmacists in the acute care setting with information about the occurrence of depression in people with cancer, including a review of symptoms, special considerations for patients undergoing treatment, screening tools, and available treatments.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Determine signs, symptoms, and risk factors related to depression among people with cancer.
  • Identify the recommendations for screening for distress and depressive symptoms among people with cancer.
  • Identify the structure and benefits of an interprofessional team approach to cancer care and recognize at least three interprofessional interventions and how they are used among people with cancer who are experiencing depression.

Course Authors

Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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



Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses


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None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.