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Suicide Prevention Training Program for Washington Healthcare Professionals (6 Hours): Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management
Course Description
6-hour mandatory suicide prevention training for Washington. The following professions are required to take six hours on suicide assessment, treatment, and management: social workers, licensed mental health professionals, nurses, marriage and family therapists, naturopaths, osteopathic physicians/surgeons/physician assistants, physicians and physician assistants, psychologists, and retired active licensees of the above professions. Approved by the Washington State DOH. This course is also approved for pharmacists.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Discuss the epidemiology and etiology of suicidal behavior.

2) Summarize the risk and protective factors for suicide.

3) Describe the process of assessment and determination of level of risk for suicide.

4) List the elements of appropriate documentation of suicide risk, actions, and plan of care.

5) Outline the management and treatment modalities that may be used for persons at risk for suicide.

6) Discuss the public health approach for suicide prevention.

7) Relate specific epidemiologic data, risk factors, protective factors, and interventions specific to the veteran population.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires March 1, 2023. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Judith Swan, MSN, BSN, ADN

Judith Swan has been in the healthcare field for over forty years, beginning as a medic in the U.S. Air Force. As an RN, she has worked in mental health, emergency, orthopedics, hospice, and medical/surgical. She holds an MSN as a family nurse practitioner. Judith's experience in nursing education includes teaching psychiatric, long-term, and dementia nursing care and as director of a nursing assistant college program. She has written ancillary educational materials for nursing textbooks, state curriculum for nursing assistant programs, online health articles, and continuing education courses, including courses for Wild Iris Medical Education since 2012.

Persis Mary Hamilton, EdD, MSN, BSN, PHN, PMHN

Persis Hamilton has a rich background in nursing, nursing education, and writing. She has written 14 nursing textbooks for 2 major publishers. She works with Wild Iris Medical Education to ensure compliance with ANCC accreditation guidelines. Persis taught for more than 40 years in vocational, associate, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs, served as item writer for the League for Nursing, and was the principle speaker at numerous CE workshops. She has also conducted research in Micronesia and Guam. Persis has also written a historical novel about the care of psychiatric patients in the 1930s, entitled Deportation Train. 
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 6 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 03/01/2023
Cost: $60.00
Credit Offered:
6 ANCC Credits
 
 
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