Acute Care Education - Act Against Suicide: For Nurses - Kirkland, WA

  • 20 Aug 2018 8:24 AM
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    Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Registration Now Open

    Act Against Suicide: For Nurses

    November 12, 2018

    8:00 am – 4:10 pm 

    Special Location in Kirkland, WA

    12040 NE 128th St.
    Kirkland, WA 98034


    In support of nurses and other clinicians, 

    EvergreenHealth is providing the venue for this event.

    ANCC Approved Contact Hours:  6.5

    Price: $199.00

    Program Description

    Suicide assessment, prevention, and intervention is a topic relevant to all nursing care providers. Research shows that most people who commit suicide have a diagnosable mental and/or substance use disorder. This program will explore the critical elements of assessing for suicide risk in the general population and special populations including military/veterans, adolescents, elderly, and LGBT. It will review key strategies in providing effective suicide prevention and provide hands on application of evidence-based intervention tools. The Washington State Department of Health approved this course (Approval #TRNG.TG.60717225-SUIC) to meet the 2017 WA requirement for 6.0 contact hours in suicide assessment, prevention, and management for RNs, ARNPs, and LPNs.

    Who Should Attend?    Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, and Licensed Practical Nurses in all practice settings. 

    Program Agenda

       7:30 am –   8:00 am     Registration and Continental Breakfast
       8:00 am –   8:10 am     Welcome and Announcements
       8:10 am –   8:55 am     Understanding Suicidal Behaviors, Crisis and Personal Preconceptions
       8:55 am –   9:05 am     Break
       9:05 am – 11:00 am     Suicide Assessment and Risk Formulation
     11:00 am – 11:10 am     Break
     11:10 pm – 12:10 pm     Adapting Suicide Assessment for Differing Populations
     12:10 pm –   1:10 pm     Lunch (on your own)
       1:10 pm –   2:40 pm     Imminent Harm and Lethal Means; Interventions and Prevention
       2:40 pm –   2:50 pm     Break
       2:50 pm –   3:50 pm     The Suicidal Patient — Application to Practice
       3:50 pm –   4:10 pm     Q & A / Online Evaluations

    Susan Marie, Ph.D., PMHNP, CARN-AP, BC

    Susan, licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and certified in Addictions, brings over 30 years of clinical experience treating adults with diverse mental illnesses, specializing in serious mental illness, trauma and substance use disorders.  She is noted for her “pitfalls” and “pearls” of psychopharmacology. Her passiSons are “radical respect” for people with serious mental illnesses and addictions, excellence in psychopharmacology, and integrating psychotherapeutic interventions for clients with PTSD, addictions and chronic pain. Dr. Marie is an Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University where she teaches graduate psychiatric mental health nursing students. She is the Medical Director for Behavioral Health at Old Town Clinic, in Portland, Oregon where she maintains a practice specializing in diagnostic evaluation, psychopharmacology for complex patients and psychopharmacology consultation to other professionals. Dr. Marie’s work developing integrated behavioral health within primary care settings was noted in the Robert Wood Johnson LEAP initiative and awarded by the Oregon Primary Care Association in 2013.

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    We look forward to seeing you soon

    Acute Care Education is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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