Assessment and Prevention of Suicide

About the Course:
The purpose of this course is to provide learners with the background and statistical data of suicide within the US, etiology of suicide, suicide risk, assessment, treatment, and management. Additional topics include the risk of imminent harm, communication strategies, and a special focus on the veteran population.

Learning Objectives:
Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:
  • Understand terminology and concepts related to suicide.
  • Understand risk factors associated with suicide.
  • Describe strategies for conducting a suicide assessment.
  • Discuss appropriate treatment and management options for patients at risk of suicide.
Accreditation Statement
InforMed is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Designation Statement
InforMed designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.