Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2013 | Selected Topics | Older Men's Perspectives on Suicide Prevention in Medical Settings

How to earn contact hour credit

This course is 1.5 contact hours and includes a lecture video, self-assessment post-test, and evaluation. To earn contact hours, watch the lecture, complete the post-test, and submit the online evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.

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Target Audience

This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers, Washington State Residential Care Council Members and other interested professionals. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Discuss research's findings related to:

  1. Older men's reasons for not committing suicide. 
  2. Older men's suggestions for what could prevent late-life suicide.
  3. Older men's perspectives on discussing suicide with their PCP.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours

Steven Vannoy, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UW

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours


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