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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, including their mechanism of action, and implications for home care clinicians.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss the prevalence of antidepressant therapy for older adults and the mechanism of action as it affects this population.
  2. Outline the adverse effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
  3. Explain the interactions, precautions, and complications of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor therapy.
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: HHCN0920
Published: Sep/Oct 2020
Expires: 9/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Diana R. Mager, DNP, RN-BC