Suicide Review

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 2A (SCD12A) To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

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Course Topics

Update on Emergency Psychiatry, Part 2

Differentiate suicide assessment scales optimal for use in an emergency department triage setting vs outpatient clinic; List risk factors associated with completed suicide; Cite guidelines about medical clearance in psychiatric patients; Optimize treatment of patients with behavioral health emergencies using standardized medical clearance processes; Identify the role and benefits of fellowship training in emergency psychiatry

Suicide Risk/Alternative Medicine

Teach psychiatric clinicians in training techniques for improving care and avoiding litigation related to suicidal patients; Recognize dynamic and static risk factors for suicide; Identify suicidal patients who are being treated for behavioral health conditions; Avoid drug interactions in patients taking over-the-counter herbal remedies and supplements; Advise a patient who asks about the safety of cannabidiol

Risk Assessment and Management, Part 1: Assessing for Suicidality

Differentiate myths about management of suicidality from facts; Identify risk factors for suicide; Cite factors that protect individuals from suicide; Explain the association between mental disorders and suicide risk; List effective treatment approaches to suicidality.

Management of Hepatitis /Prevention of Suicide

Recognize risk factors for viral hepatitis in the pediatric population; Manage viral hepatitis infection through the use of vaccines and appropriate pharmaceutical drugs; Determine predictors of response and prognosis in patients with viral hepatitis; Detect trends in adolescent suicidality; Implement strategies to prevent, recognize, and appropriately respond to youth reporting suicidal ideation.

Bipolar Disorder/Schizophrenia

Diagnose bipolar disorder based on criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5); Choose effective treatment for a patient with bipolar disorder; Characterize positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia; Recognize adverse side effects of antipsychotic medications; Select medical therapy for schizophrenia based on the drugs? side-effect profiles and patients? underlying medical conditions.


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Other courses of interest may include: Women's HealthMen's Health and Psychiatry