- •This project augments the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of nurse practitioners and assists in their ability to appropriately screen college students for depression.
- •This project was implemented in a health clinic at a public university in the United States for 30 business days and included 304 non–mental health student participants.
- •Of the 304 non–mental health student participants, 21 screened positive for depression using the Patient Health Questionnaire-2, 14 screened positive for depression using the Patient Health Questionnaire-9, and 4 screened positive for thoughts of self-harm or suicidal ideation.
- •This article enables the reader to identify appropriate depression screening intervals, depression screening tools, and screening follow-up systems.
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