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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/Outcomes

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


  • 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.
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.
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.

Test Code: AJNTT02
Published: October 2007
Expires: 5/31/2017
Passing Score: 9/12 (75%)
Authors: Sherry A. Greenberg, MSN, APR N, B C, GNP
Categories: Geriatrics