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Suicide in the Hospitalized Patient: Improving Identification, Safety Care and Prevention

Written by: Delyte Nasch, FNP-BC

1 Contact Hour

Overview:

This course is designed for nurses caring for patients in the hospital setting and at risk for suicide.

Course Objectives:

  • Outline the risk of suicide in hospitalized patients and the requirements to improve the quality and safety of care

  • Identify risk factors for suicide and vulnerable populations

  • List methods to identify hospitalized patients at risk for suicide

  • Recall techniques to manage hospitalized patients at risk for suicide

  • Discuss methods used l.to prevent suicide in the hospitalized patient

  • Describe the role of nursing in preventing suicide in the hospitalized patient

  • Describe the impact of suicide on nurses

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION:

Successful completion of this course will provide the learner with one (1) contact hour.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

To receive credit for this course you must pass this test with a score of 80% or higher.

No individual in a position to control content for this activity has any relevant financial relationships to declare.

Contact hours will be provided for the completion of this activity from February 28, 2019 until February 28, 2021.

    1 Contact Hour

    HTRSD.ORG continuing nursing education is approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the (ANCC) American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    All State Boards of Nursing accept the Virginia Nurses Association Approval (with the exception of California)

    HTRSD.ORG is also approved by the following State Boards of Nursing:

    • Alabama Board of Nursing - (provider # ABNP 1525, Effective 03/16/18 to 03/16/22)
    • Arkansas Board of Nursing - (provider # 50-23867). HTRSD.ORG submits all continuing education records to CEBROKER after successful course completion.
    • District of Columbia Board of Nursing - (provider # 50-23867). HTRSD.ORG submits all continuing education records to CEBROKER after successful course completion.
    • Florida Board of Nursing - (provider # 50-23867). HTRSD.ORG submits all continuing education records to CEBROKER after successful course completion.
    • Georgia Board of Nursing - (provider # 50-23867). HTRSD.ORG submits all continuing education records to CEBROKER after successful course completion.
    • New Mexico Board of Nursing - (provider # 50-23867). HTRSD.ORG submits all continuing education records to CEBROKER after successful course completion.
    • South Carolina Board of Nursing - (provider # 50-23867). HTRSD.ORG submits all continuing education records to CEBROKER after successful course completion.
    • West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses - (provider # 50-23867). HTRSD.ORG submits all continuing education records to CEBROKER after successful course completion.