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