Learn About Suicide Risk Assessment on Webcast. On this CME webcast, we are going to be discussing the assessment of suicide to give you the tools you need to recognize suicide risks so that you can direct patients to psychiatric care that can save their lives. Joining us in the studio is Professor and Vice Chairman of Department of Psychiatry from the Ohio State University, Dr. Eileen Ryan.
View a video introduction of this webcast
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: RECOGNIZE the major risk factors and warning signs for suicide; and assess patients for suicidal risk.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Epidemiology of suicide
- Suicide assessment tools
- Medical hold for suicidal patients
- Resources for physicians in outpatient settings
- Overview of the treatment approach to suicidal patients
- Time course for SSRI effectiveness
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