Live Webcast

June 18, 2015:  12pm – 1pm Central

Clinical Depression in Rehabilitation PatientsWorking Towards Changing Behavior to Improve Quality of Life

Presented by: Joel Hughes, PhD, FAACVPR
Kent State University

This webcast will review the key components of clinical depression in pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation patients and identify strategies for helping this patient group change behavior to improve quality of life

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Learning Objectives:

  • Review key components of clinical depression in rehabilitation patients

  • Discuss how to identify depression in rehabilitation patients

  • Identify strategies for helping depressed rehabilitation patients change behavior 

Financial Disclosure:

All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest.   Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity. 

AACVPR Education Committee Co-chairs:   

  • Alison Bailey, MD, FACC                     Nothing to Disclose

  • Jill Fox, BSN, RN- BC, FAACVPR        Nothing to Disclose


  • Joel Hughes, PhD, FAACVPR               Nothing to Disclose

To Claim CE:

Successful completion is required in order to claim CE including 100% score on the post test and completion of the course evaluation.  Instructions will be sent following the webcast.

Click here to download the additional CE form.

Please note that additional CE requests must identify the paid registrant with whom they are watching the Webcast.

CE Credit:

This activity has been planned and implemented by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for the advancement of patient care.  Successful completion of a post assessment and completion of a course evaluation are required to earn continuing education credit.

AACVPR is approved as a nurse continuing education sponsor (License # 236000060) by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.  AACVPR designates this live Webcast for 1.0 continuing education (CE) credits for advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, and licensed practice nurses.

This course has been approved by the Professional Education Committee of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation for a maximum of 1.0 AACVPR Continuing Education Credits

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