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Depression and Suicide in Older Adults

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Depression and Suicide in Older Adults

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SP008

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This purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with an overview of depression and suicide in the older adult. Both the myths and facts surrounding depression and suicide among older adults will be discussed. The definition and symptoms of depression are presented along with ways to recognize if an older adult is depressed. Current statistics on depression among older adults are presented. This course engages learners in learning how to reduce the risk of depression among older adults in the care setting, as well as the proper steps to take if a person appears to be suicidal.

Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Overview of Depression and Suicide in the Assisted Living Resident
  • The Proper Steps to Take If a Resident Appears to Be Suicidal
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$19.99
$19.99

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By The End of This Course Participants Will be Able To:

  • Contrast the myths and facts about depression and suicide among older adults.
  • List symptoms of depression.
  • Explain the causes of depression in older adults.
  • Recognize the signs of depression.
  • Identify the current statistics on depression among older adults.
  • State ways to reduce the risk of depression in older adults.
  • Explain how to identify older adults at risk of suicide.
  • List ways to reduce the risk of suicide among older adults.
  • Identify what steps should be taken if an older adult appears to be suicidal.

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Depression and Suicide in Older Adults

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