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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about risk factors, assessment tools to gauge suicide risk among older adults, and resources for home care clinicians.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the various risk factors that contribute to suicide ideation in older adults.
  2. Describe the assessment and intervention methods as well as legislative efforts essential for addressing suicide ideation and prevention in older adults.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • 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.

Test Code: HHCN0520
Published: May/Jun 2020
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Andrea L. Jones, PhD, LSW; Diane K. Pastor, PhD, MBA, RN, NP-C
Specialties: Home Health
Topics: Older Adults , Suicide