Assessing Suicide Risk: Detecting, Responding, Preventing
Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19
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Course Description:This presentation will provide participants with suicide risk and protective factor information.
Instructor: Kathy Fitzsimmons, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Mary Black School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Target Audience: Licensed Nurse, Social Worker, Healthcare Providers
Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
Discuss the population affected by suicide in the United States.
Use a suicide risk assessment tool.
Respond appropriately to a person at risk of suicide.
Implement prevention strategies in their practice setting.
Length of Course: 2 hours
Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 2.0 contact hours.
Social Workers:This program has been approved for 2.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.
Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.
Others:This program is approved for 0.2 CEUs (2.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.
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The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.
Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.