Those in Need: Suicide Precautions in the Healthcare Setting
Suicide can have devastating consequences to the family, healthcare providers and the healthcare system. CMS considers suicide a "Never Event;" and The Joint Commission requires clinicians in the general hospital setting to identify patients at risk for suicide, and safely manage those who admit after a suicide attempt or express intent during hospitalization.

To provide healthcare professionals in inpatient, ambulatory and ED settings with the tools required to recognize those at risk for suicide, and respond appropriately so that individuals can get the help they need

Program Highlights

  • Understand requirements and expectations related to the Joint Commission
  • National Patient Safety Goal for suicide risk assessment and CMS regulations
  • Identify patients at risk for suicide
  • Determine and activate the appropriate level of response
  • Implement Suicide Precautions
  • Enhance clinical suicide screening skills
  • Properly document all assessments, reassessments and interventions
Price: $295.00 USD

Product ID: ENV014
Media: DVD
Year: 2009
Duration: 18:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Safety
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