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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide an overview of depression and the first- and second-line medications used to manage it in adults.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the characteristics of depression.
  2. Understand the role of nurses in caring for patients with depression.
  3. Identify medications indicated to manage depression.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.5 APH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development 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 Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: N1219A
Published: Dec 2019
Expires: 12/3/2021
Sources: Nursing2020
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Jennifer Chesbro, MS, RN, FNP-BC; Katelyn Armes, PharmD; AND Kathleen Peterson, PhD, RN, PCPNP-BC
Topics: Depression