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Prevention and management of depression in primary care

Prevention and management of depression in primary care

Prevention and management of depression in primary care

Sheila Hardy
Sheila Hardy
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

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Launch date: 29 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 29 Oct 2018

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Description

Depression is a common mental health condition in which severe and persistent symptoms can lead to suicidal ideation. Timely recognition of depression is essential to improve patients’ mental health and quality of life. This learning module outlines strategies to manage depression in primary care. It is anticipated that after completing this module nurses will feel more confident in screening and treating patients with this debilitating condition.

Objectives

The aim of this module is to assist nurses working in primary care to understand how they can prevent, recognise and manage depression. This knowledge will also be useful for mental health practitioners in secondary care when dealing with referrals from, and back to, primary care.

On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of:
Understand how depression can affect a person physically and psychologically.
Identify groups of people at increased risk of depression.
Recognise how depression can be prevented in primary care.
Screen a patient for depression and carry out a suicide risk assessment.
Identify various options for treating patients with depression.
Sheila Hardy

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Sheila Hardy
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Senior Research Fellow, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer, UCL, Post graduate nurse educator, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, Visiting Fellow, University of Northampton.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours
  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • 1.00 Hours

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