Suicide Prevention Training Program for Washington Healthcare Professionals (6 Hours): Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management
Objectives: Discuss the epidemiology and etiology of suicidal behavior. Summarize the risk and protective factors for suicide. Describe the process of assessment and determination of level of risk for suicide. List the elements of appropriate documentation of suicide risk, actions, and plan of care. Outline the management and treatment modalities that may be used for persons at risk for suicide. Discuss the public health approach for suicide prevention. Relate specific epidemiologic data, risk factors, protective factors, and interventions specific to the veteran population.
Description: REQUIRED FOR WA RN/LPN/ARNP: 6-hour training approved by WA DOH on how to assess and determine risk for suicide, and appropriate treatment and management for at-risk individuals.