Preventing Adolescent Suicide: A Primer for Nurse Practitioners- 1.25 Free AANP CEUs

teen depressionAdolescent Suicide Risk Assessment– Discuss the role of clinicians in the prevention of suicide. Discuss the prevalence of youth suicide. Explain why youth suicide occurs. Set the stage for an adolescent interview. Assess adolescents for suicide risk by inquiring about background risk factors (using HEADSSS) and subjective risk factors. Refer adolescents at risk for suicide for the appropriate level of care. Discuss possible treatments and how to measure success. Assess family needs, strengths, resource, and supports.

1.25 Free AANP CEUs for Nurse Practitioners

Expires 12/31/14

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
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