Assessing Depression in Older People
In this course you will learn to identify the tools to assess depression in older people as well as describe how to administer the tools and document the outcomes of a depression assessment.
After completing this course, participants should be able to:
- Define depression and explain the barriers to diagnosis
- Discuss the role of senior staff in recognising and assessing depression
- Describe appropriate strategies to be implemented following a depression assessment
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for RNs, ENs, Cert IV staff and care staff who complete assessments or are interested in improving the care of people living with depression.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
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