Nursing: Geriatric Special Topics: Late Life Depression

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About the Course


Learning Objectives

  • Describe what is meant by late-life depression.
  • Discuss the major risk factors for late-life depression.
  • Discuss the consequences of late-life depression.
  • Identify the core competencies of a systematic nursing assessment for depression with older adults.
  • Identify nursing strategies for older adults with depression.

About the Author

Glenise L. McKenzie, PhD, RN is an Associate Professor and Program Director of the Baccalaureate Completion Program for RNs at the Oregon Health and Science University, School of Nursing, Portland, Oregon.

Theresa A. Harvath, PhD, RN, FAAN is a Clinical Professor and Director of Clinical Education, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, University of California – Davis, Sacramento, California

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