Depression Screening: Utility of The Patient Health Questionnaire in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
Anthony W. Mcguire, RN, PhD, ACNP-BC, CCRN, Jo-Ann Eastwood, RN, PhD, CCNS, ACNP-BC, Aurelia Macabasco-O’Connell, RN, PhD, ACNP-BC, Ron D. Hays, PhD, and Lynn V. Doering, RN, DNSc
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Identify the need for depression screening in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
  • Describe 2 hypotheses for the study and their role in the study design and methods.
  • Compare and contrast 3 versions of the Patient Health Questionnaire and their reliability for use as a depression screening tool.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A1322012
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 1/1/2017


Successful Completion: Learners must read the entire article and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours. Multiple-choice exams not required as of 1/1/2016.

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