Act Against Suicide: For Nurses (#TRNG.TG.60717225-SUIC) Max Contact Hours Awarded
: 6.5Max Pharmacotherapeutic Hours Awarded
Suicide assessment, prevention, and intervention is a topic relevant to all nursing care providers. Research shows that most people who commit suicide have a diagnosable mental and/or substance use disorder. This program will explore the critical elements of assessing for suicide risk in the general population and special populations including military/veterans, adolescents, elderly, and LGBT. It will review key strategies in providing effective suicide prevention and provide hands on application of evidence-based intervention tools.
The Washington State Department of Health approved this course to meet the 2017 WA requirement for 6.0 contact hours in suicide assessment, prevention, and management for all healthcare disciplines. (Approval #TRNG.TG.60717225-SUIC)
April 5, 2019
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Acute Care Education , Vancouver, WA
Who Should Attend?
Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Other Health Sciences Professionals in all practice settings needing the DOH mandated training.
- Understanding Suicidal Behaviors, Crisis & Personal Preconceptions
- Suicide Assessment and Risk Formulation
- Adapting Suicide Assessment for Differing Populations
- Imminent Harm and Lethal Means
- Interventions and Prevention
- The Suicidal Patient—Application to Practice
Speaker: Susan Marie, Ph.D., PMHNP, CARN-AP, BC
If you are an employer who needs to register more than one employee for this program, please fill out our group registration form.
Registration includes: Attendance at program, downloadable program handouts, coffee, tea, water, continental breakfast, and snacks. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.
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