Learn About Suicide Risk Assessment and Response in Primary Care

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Suicide Risk Assessment and Response in Primary Care on webcast. Nearly every primary care physician has had a patient die from suicide. But there is something that all of us can do about it. We can better identify our patients at risk for suicide and we can more effectively talk with our patients about suicide. On this CME webcast, we’re going to be discussing suicide risk assessment and response in primary care. We’d like to welcome our guests. Clinical psychologist and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Craig Bryan. And also clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Justin Baker.

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: describe how items from the Suicide Cognitions Scale-Revised can improve the accuracy of suicide risk screening and assessment; and identify the components of crisis response planning for suicide prevention.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • ‘Red flags’ for emergency care
  • When to refer outpatients
  • What to look for when referring a patient to a mental health professional
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

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