2026: The Development of a Standardized Suicide Risk Assessment Protocol in the Emergency Department
Speaker: Joanne M. Matthews, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Disclosures: Discussion of off-label uses will not take place during this presentation. The speaker and the activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Understand the national standards and evidence supporting the need for implementation of a standardized suicide risk assessment protocol in the emergency department (ED).
2. Review brief suicide risk screening instruments.
3. Describe the steps for the implementation of a suicide risk assessment protocol.
Continuing Nursing Education
.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.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
APNA 27th Annual Conference
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
Release Date: November 19, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: February 1, 2015