Screening and Assessment for Suicide Prevention
Andrei Nemoianu, MD, Regional Medical Director, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, discusses how to define suicide screening and identify how often it should be used; suicide assessment and when it should be done; how to gain greater familiarity with formulating a suicide risk assessment; three suicide screening tools; how to locate resources to help develop a policy around suicide screening and assessment.
Physicians, nurses, and clinical staff
- Define suicide screening and identify when and how often it should be used.
- Explain suicide assessment and when it should be done.
- Demonstrate greater familiarity with formulating a suicide risk assessment.
- Name three suicide screening tools.
- Locate resources to help develop a policy around suicide screening and assessment.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance
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