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A Depression Care Management Intervention for Home Health Nurses

Abstract Purpose: To examine the implementation of a web-based depression care management training program to increase home health nurses’ knowledge and attitudes regarding depression.

Background and Significance: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in 2015 that the incidence of major depression in elderly receiving home health service rose to 13.5% compared to less than 5% with those not receiving care in the community.

Materials and Methods: An intervention program was offered to a convenience sample of home health nurses caring for elderly in the community. The Depression CARE for Patients AT Home (depression CAREPATH), which is an evidenced-based online training program consisting of didactic resources about depression scre... (more)
Created Date 2017-05-01
Contributor Rivera, Argie (Author)
Subject Depression / Education / Home Health Nursing / Elderly
Type Text
Extent 29 pages
Language English
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Collaborating Institutions College of Nursing and Health Innovation
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