Anxiety and Depression in the Older Person

My Health Learning Course Code: 97671874 : Online Survey ID: 40002793

Duration: 30 Mins : Published: Nov 2015

Owner: HETI : Team: District HETI


Welcome to the eLearning module Anxiety and Depression in the Older Person.
This module explores why older people are at risk of anxiety and depression, special needs issues within our older population, assessment tools and developing strategies that enable person centred care.
A certificate is issued on completion.


After completing this module you will be able to:

  • Recognise anxiety and depression in relation to the older person
  • Identify risk factors associated with anxiety and depression in the older person
  • Identify and implement screening tools, interventions and strategies to enable person-centred care     
  • Recognise specific-need issues and groups requiring special attention       


The course is designed for Clinicians caring for older people in hospitals, day hospitals, community settings and residential aged care facilities and may qualify for up to 0.5 hrs of Continuous Professional Development


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  • Method : Online
  • No prerequisites
  • Not mandatory