3032-17: New York-Presbyterian’s Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI): A Daily Nursing Suicide Risk Tool for the Inpatient Psychiatric Setting

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3032-17: New York-Presbyterian’s Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI):  A Daily Nursing Suicide Risk Tool for the Inpatient Psychiatric Setting

The most common root cause of inpatient suicide is a failure in clinical assessment.  This session explores the development of a new tool based on the APNA suicide competencies. The Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI) provides inpatient psychiatric-mental health nurses with a comprehensive picture of patient suicide risk.

Presenter:  Brynne D. Calleran, BSN, BS, RN-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:
  43 minutes

Target Audience:  RN


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

  1. Discuss the American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s (APNA’s) nursing suicide risk assessment “Call to Action” and 
    review evidence-based recommendations for assessment & documentation of self-directed violence (SDV) risk.
  2. Explore the literature/practice gap regarding nursing-specific suicide risk assessment tools for the inpatient psychiatric setting.
  3. Discuss New York-Presbyterian’s Nursing Suicide Risk Inventory (NSRI).

Keywords:  Suicide, Suicide Risk, Self-directed Violence, Self-injurious Behavior, Suicidal Ideation, APNA Suicide Competencies


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 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Friday, October 20, 2017
3:45pm - 4:30pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

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