2011-16: Five Strategies to Mitigate Suicide Risk

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2011-16: Five Strategies to Mitigate Suicide Risk 

Drawing from systematic literature reviews, five strategies have been identified to use in the care of individuals who are suicidal. These strategies were followed longitudinally and shown to be efficacious in reducing suicidal thoughts and behaviors. The strategies with rationale will be explained with a focus on implementation into practice.

Presenter: Pamela K. Greene, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. 

Session Length: 45 minutes 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1.  Describe the five strategies identified by research that are effective in the care of suicidal individuals.
2.  Discuss the underlying rationale for each of the five strategies.
3.  Provide examples of interventions consistent with the strategies that can be individualized for implementation. 

Keywords: Suicide Prevention, Hope, Alliance 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date.  You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately.  You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 30th Annual Conference
Hartford, Connecticut
Thursday, October 20
10:15am - 11:00am

Release Date: April 24, 2017
The contact hours for this session expire: November 30, 2019



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