{{ moduleVm.status }} How To Try This: The Geriatric Depression Scale: Short Form

Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses with current information on depression in older adults, highlighting the use of the Geriatric Depression Scale: Short Form (GDS: SF) as a screening tool.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:


1. discuss depression among older adults, including classification and prevalence.
2. outline the general use of the GDS: SF.
3. list the advantages and disadvantages of using the GDS: SF.

Price: $24.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
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The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.





Expires: 5/31/2015
Passing Score: 9/12 (75%)
Published: October 2007
Authors: Sherry A. Greenberg, MSN, APR N, B C, GNP
Categories: Geriatrics