Conference 2016 | Suicide Prevention Training
Thursday | September 15, 2016
►This workshop has limited enrollment. Please register early! If you have missed the cutoff, please add yourself to the waiting list. We will contact you if a spot becomes available. Or you may sign up for the next conference scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, 2017. An online course will be available in November 2016. You can ask to be notified when enrollment opens for the online course.
Conference Quick Links:
- Register for the conference
- View the program schedule
- Download your handouts
- Complete your conference evaluation
- Print your certificate
Who Should Attend this Conference?
Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses and licensed practical nurses in all settings. Although this training is specific to nurses, individuals in other disciplines are welcome to attend.
About the Conference
Healthcare providers play a critical role in the recognition, prevention and treatment of suicidal behavior. With over 42,000 suicide deaths per year in the U.S., identifying risk and protective factors for suicide as well as strategies for intervention is vital. This conference focuses on suicide and self-injury assessment, treatment and management, as well as suicide prevention in special populations including U.S. veterans. The conference meets the requirement for the State of Washington mandatory suicide prevention training for nurses (RCW 43.70.442) and has been approved by the Washington State Department of Health. Teaching methods include didactic presentations, discussion and interactive practice with suicide prevention tools.
- Suicide and Self-Injury Assessment
- Management: Overview of Medications, Safety Plans, Tools and Resources
- Treatment including Virtual Hope Box
- Special Populations and Suicide Prevention including U.S. Veterans
- Discussion of:
- Roles of Nursing in Suicide Prevention
- Working with an Interpreter
- Cultural Considerations
- Self-Directed Violence/Self-Injury
Want to Learn More about the Registration/CE Process?
Click here for the Seven Easy Steps for Registering and Earning CE Contact Hours.
Registering a Group or an Employee?
ENROLLMENTS ARE CLOSED. PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE MARCH 2017 CONFERENCE (see top of this page).
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|Conference Materials and Information|
Session Handouts (Link will open in a new window or tab).
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|Before you can download your certificate, you must submit the evaluation. (See above.) To access the certificate, click the "Download Certificate" button at the bottom of this page.|
- 6.40 Contact hours