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
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; FL/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
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two aspects of suicide in older adults and the elderly.
- After 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.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least two appropriate assessment interview techniques and role-play the warm hand-off.
|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|
Teresa Fair-Field graduated from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in 1993, and from Chatham University with a post-professional doctorate in Occupational Therapy in 2016. She has worked through the lifespan including early intervention and pediatrics, adult neuro, elder health, and end of life care. She works full time in academic and clinical education. Her primary role is on the Select Rehabilitation education team.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
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