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Suicide and Self-Harm in the Elderly

Course: #3835Level: Intermediate1 Hour 93 Reviews
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript

This course will discuss the signs that go beyond depression to reveal active suicidal or self-harm risk. We will address the prevalence of suicidality in long term care settings, elevated risks in care transitions, steps to improve the comfort and ability to conduct effective interviews and risk assessments, the Baby Boomer cohort effect, and provide clinical tips and resources. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Course created on March 3, 2020

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio, Text/Transcript

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least two aspects of suicide in older adults and the elderly.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to Identify at least two risk factors and warning signs in the older adult and describe important actions in suicide prevention during the first 7-8 weeks of a carestay.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe at least two appropriate assessment interview techniques and role-play the warm hand-off.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background, review of learner outcomes, defining terms
5-10 Minutes Define the scope of the problem, the incidence of suicide in the community, vs. residential settings, critical transition points.
10-15 Minutes Suicide prevention strategy
15-20 Minutes Identify risk factors in the medical record. Identify warning signs in observable behavior.
20-25 Minutes Interview techniques and assessment
25-30 Minutes Assisted living and long-term care risk reduction
30-40 Minutes Improving the emotional health of the community: programmatic research
40-50 Minutes Transition tools for incoming residents
50-55 Minutes Completing PHQ-9 and role-playing warm handoffs
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q and A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Teresa Fair-Field has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Teresa Fair-Field has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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KPTA

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Texas Physical Therapy Association

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