This course is approved by the Washington State Department of Health for certified counselors and advisers, chemical dependence professionals, chiropractors, occupational therapists and assistants*, physical therapists and assistants, pharmacists, and dentists. Approval #TRNG.TG.60824032-SUIC.
For mail order or to view/download a printable copy of this course, About Suicide in WA, 3 units (226)
Fran Laughton, RN, PHN, MSN, FNP
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
Contact hours: 3
AOTA CEUs: 0.3
Expiration date: December 21, 2023
Course price: $39
This course contains information on the scope of suicide in Washington State and nationally, warning signs, suicide screening and referral, and assessment of issues related to imminent harm via lethal means.
Certified counselors and advisers, chemical dependence professionals, chiropractors, optometrists, pharmacists, occupational therapists and assistants*, physical therapists and assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists.
ATrain Education is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved provider #6558. This distance learning-independent is offered at 0.3 CEUs, introductory, Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Criteria for Successful Completion
Study the course material, achieve a score of 80% or higher on the post test (the post test can be repeated if a learner scores less than 80%), complete the course evaluation, and pay where required. No partial credit will be awarded.
Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support Disclosure
The planners and authors of this learning activity have declared no conflicts of interest, vested interest, or financial relationship that may influence the content of this activity. All information is provided fairly and without bias.
ATrain Education, Inc. received no outside financial or commercial support in the preparation, presentation or implementation of this learning activity and has no affiliation with any company whose products or services are mentioned in this activity.
When you finish this course you will be able to*:
- Explain the scope of suicide in the United States and Washington State.
- Relate 5 warning signs for suicide.
- Describe 3 principles of effective suicide screening.
- Describe one appropriate referral resource each for high, medium, and low-risk clients.
- Define imminent harm.
- Describe the 2 responsibilities of pharmacists related to suicide prevention.
*Please note: attainment of course objectives will be assessed in the course evaluation.