204-20: Can We Medicate Suicidal Ideation? Pharmacotherapeutics of Suicide

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204-20: Can We Medicate Suicidal Ideation? Pharmacotherapeutics of Suicide 

Explore pharmacotherapeutic interventions for suicidal ideation and behavior. Incorporate psychosocial and neurobiological aspects of suicide to create a cohesive intervention strategy for suicide prevention.


Presenter:
  Barbara J. Limandri, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

Disclosures: 

Royalties from Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, and paid consultant for APNA.The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  1 hour 30 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Apply interpersonal and pharmacotherapeutic strategies to intervene in suicidal crisis.

Keywords:  Suicide, Pharmacology, Assessment


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
1.5 pharmacology 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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


The contact hours for this session expire:  June 30, 2022


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