3045: Assessing Suicide Risk in Individuals Who Have Had Intimate Partner Violence
Individuals who have sustained repeated and prolonged psychological trauma due to IPV have a higher rate of suicide attempts. Two comprehensive assessment tools, the CASE Approach (Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events) and the SAFE-T Suicide Assessment will be presented. A powerful culturally congruent intervention program, the Grady Nia Project, will be discussed.
Speaker: Pamela Marcus, RN, APRN/PMH-BC
Disclosures: This presenter has no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: RN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify individuals who would be at risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors after sustaining intimate partner violence (IPV).
2. List four assessment questions to assess the level of risk of suicide in these individuals.
3. Identify three interventions to prevent suicidal gestures.
Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, 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. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award 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.
Friday, November 9th
Suicide Prevention Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Release Date: February 4, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: February 28, 2014