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The Suicide Crisis, PTSD, & Mental Health Issues for Nurses: Honing Suicide Risk Identification Skills and Preventive Actions

  • 27 Jan 2022
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
  • Zoom Webinar

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The Suicide Crisis, PTSD, & Mental Health Issues for Nurses:
Honing Suicide Risk Identification Skills and Preventive Actions

Thursday,  January 27, 2022

4:00 - 5:00 pm

 Session 2 of 2

Speaker

  Stephanie Paulmeno,  DNP, MS, RN, NHA, CPH, CCM, CDP
  Sara Paredes, PMHNP-BC


Description

Nurses and other clinicians experience high rates of burnout and unhealthy behaviors that can adversely impact the quality and safety of healthcare. When compared to the general population, nurses have an increased prevalence of depression, anxiety and suicide.

The focus of this session will be suicide prevention education, the factors predisposing one to death by suicide, recognizing the danger and warning signs, and taking preventive action.

Audience 

  • RNs
  • LPNs
  • APRNs
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants


New State Requirements

Effective January 1, 2022, New Requirements for Health Care Professionals have gone in effect to include at least two hours of training and education on screening for posttraumatic stress disorder, suicide risk, depression, and grief and suicide prevention training. (Public Act No 21-46)

1 Professional Development contact hour will be awarded 



Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
Provider Number - P0503