AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SUICIDOLOGY
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Recognizing & Responding to Suicide Risk: Essential Skills in Primary Care


Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University Of Utah School Of Medicine and the American Association of Suicidology. The University Of Utah School Of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure: None of the faculty or planners or anyone in control of content for this continuing medical education activity have any relevant financial relationships since the content does not cover any products/services of a commercial interest; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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The training package includes:
  • a facilitator-led slide presentation with video vignettes
  • reproducible patient handouts
  • a pocket assessment tool

The RRSR-PC can be delivered in person, and 1.5 CME credit hours are available.

An adolescent version is also available.

The goal of the RRSR-PC is for primary care practitioners and staff to learn current best practices in eliciting suicide risk when present and meeting the needs of their distressed patients.

As an additional resource, physicians wishing to address screening for depression and suicide more globally in their practices can access a Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Rural Primary Care, from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Hard copies of the toolkit are available for $25.00 through WICHE Mental Health Program, through Mimi McFaul at mmcfaul@wiche.edu or (303) 541-0311.

Download the Program Brochure [PDF]

For more information, email info@suicidology.org or call (202) 237-2280.

   
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