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Suicide Risk Assessment for Primary Care and Emergent Settings


Suicide Risk Assessment for Primary Care and Emergent Settings

CME Certificate Fee: $25.00 (USD) for certificate
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Estimated time to complete this activity: 1.00 hours
Author(s): Ole J. Thienhaus, MD, FACPsych
Further Author Information | Further CME Information
Meets Special CME Requirements in: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania     Learn More >>

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Use empirically valid clinical parameters to assess and operationalize acute suicidal risk.
  • Take immediate actions to manage the risk of suicidal behavior.
  • Refer patients with suicidal ideation to behavioral health clinicians.

Learning Format: Case-based, interactive online course, including mandatory assessment questions (number of questions varies by course or module). Please also read the Technical Requirements.

CME Sponsor: University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
Credit Designation and Accreditation Statements >>
Current Approval Period: August 14, 2015 - August 13, 2017
Original Release Date: August 14, 2015
Most Recent Review by Author: August 14, 2015
Most Recent Review by CME Sponsor: August 14, 2015
Financial Support Received: None
Suicide Risk Assessment for Primary Care and Emergent Settings
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Current Approval Period: August 14, 2015 - August 13, 2017
Financial Support Received: None

ACCME/AMA PRA Accreditation Statement

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


CME Office Contact Information and CME Disclosure

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
Office of Continuing Medical Education
520-626-7832
uofacme@email.arizona.edu

The following University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson CME Reviewers, Activity Directors, or Planning Committee Members have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that could constitute a conflict of interest with the proposed activity:

Robert Amend, M.Ed.
Randa Kutob, MD

Suicide Risk Assessment for Primary Care and Emergent Settings
About the Author

Ole J. Thienhaus, MD, FACPsych

Dr. Thienhaus is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Dr. Thienhaus has clinical and research interests in geriatric psychiatry, correctional medicine, and health service delivery. He is on the editorial boards of the Correctional Healthcare Report and the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. He has published over 100 articles and book chapters, and has edited or written four books.

Disclosure: Dr. Thienhaus states that he does not have any financial arrangements that could constitute a conflict of interest.

Suicide Risk Assessment for Primary Care and Emergent Settings
Ratings (93 responses)
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Average Rating: 4.39/5.00
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Average Rating: 4.39/5.00
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Average Rating: 3.71/5.00
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User Comments
by Hidden | Jan 21, 2017
great course
by Hidden | Sep 27, 2016
excellent course and review of suicide risk assessment
by Christopher Dowling | Sep 19, 2016
Very complex issue. Difficult to assess appropriate course of action without fairly substantial experience and knowledge base.
by Hidden | Dec 3, 2015
Very good program, well done.
Suicide Risk Assessment for Primary Care and Emergent Settings
This course meets general AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)TM requirements in states that have a CME requirement.

Based on information from state licensing authorities, this program meets special CME requirements in these states:

Connecticut Behavioral Health CME
Massachusetts Risk Management CME
Pennsylvania Risk Management CME / Patient Safety

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Suicide Risk Assessment for Primary Care and Emergent Settings
Technical Requirements

This web-based activity is offered online and requires an always-on connection to the Internet (the activity cannot be downloaded). The activity works on PC or Mac computers and most tablet computers. The activity should work with the newer versions of major Internet browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari. JavaScript should be enabled in all browsers, and Popups and first party cookies need to be accepted from www.VLH.com. You should also have the latest, free Adobe Reader installed for reading documents.

For additional information, read the Technical Assistance FAQ.

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