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Suicide Prevention

Course #: 03-1352

Price: $27.00

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Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.

  • Louisiana Physical Therapy Board: 2.50 Hours
  • All Other Organizations: 3.00 Hours
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CEU Course Description

The Washington state rate of suicide has been higher than the national average for more than a decade. Suicide can affect anyone, no matter age, ethnicity, sex, gender, or personal factors. This course will describe patient-centered methods for screening for suicide, methods for referring to other providers, resources available to patients at risk of suicide, and appropriate communication throughout patient interactions. It will also detail the scope of suicide risk in terms of epidemiology, etiology, and Washington state law regarding the required responses of healthcare professionals. Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are required to undergo training in suicide prevention to best meet the complex needs of this patient population with compassion. 

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Identify appropriate screening tools for suicide risk amongst various patient populations
  2. Summarize different resources of referral that are imperative to help those patients identified at risk of suicide
  3. Recognize communication strategies for patients at risk of suicide that best supports patient-centered care

CEU Course Syllabus

Introduction --> Section 1: Overview and Background

1.00 Contact Hours  

Section 2: Screening and Identification of Suicide Risk --> Section 3: Physical Therapist Response and Referral 

1.00 Contact Hours 

Section 4: Case Study 1 --> References

1.00 Contact Hours 

Total = 3 Contact Hours

Instructional level: Basic

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Course Date: 2023-03-15

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