Suicide Assessment - Chiropractic Doctor

Washington State Suicide Assessment and Referral
This course has been approved by the Washington Department of Health as an approved training program for the mandated Suicide Assessment CE requirement and is listed on the Model List of suicide training for health professionals

3.0

  • Compare and contrast the profile of suicide in the US and Washington State
  • Describe the etiology of suicidal behavior in terms of biological, psychosocial, societal and cultural factors
  • Explain the continuum of self-protective behavioral responses
  • List common myths about suicidal behaviors
  • Discuss the theories of suicidal motivation
  • Explain the effect of suicide on others
  • Describe risk factors for suicide
  • Describe protective factors
  • Identify primary motivators of suicidal behavior in different age cohorts
  • Outline the etiology of suicidal behavior in military personnel and the LGBTQ+ community
  • Describe the role of screening in the health care practice
  • List common screening tools
  • List the NIMH 5 Action Steps
  • Identify key strategies of suicide prevention in the community
  • Discuss ways to engage the family in protecting their loved one
  • Explain the need for follow up and referral

Richard Saporito, DC

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Suicide Assessment 202
Veterans, Veterans Administration Health Care, and Palliative Care, Veterans Mental Health Issues and Suicide Awareness and Strategies and Management of Suicide Risk

3.0

  • Indicate the manifestations of military sexual trauma
  • Cite the rate of disability amongst living veterans
  • Describe the incidence and distribution of mental illness in the veteran population
  • Define PTSD
  • Recognize the DSM-5 criteria for the diagnosis of PTSD
  • Explain the risk factors to developing PTSD
  • Summarize the association between PTSD and Chronic Pain
  • Describe the Primary Care PTSD Screen (PC-PTSD)
  • Recognize the effects of PTSD on the family of sufferers
  • Summarize the psychological and pharmacological treatment for PTSD
  • Define depression
  • List the DMS-5 Criteria for depression
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of depression
  • Define survivor guilt
  • Explain suicide prevention and the VA Risk Assessment Guide
  • Outline the use of the SAD PERSONS instrument
  • List the risk factors to suicidal behavior
  • Outline the long and short term goals in suicide prevention, interventions and their rationale
  • Define the characteristics of hopelessness
  • List the outcome criteria for intervention for patients with hopelessness
  • Explain the factors related to ineffective coping mechanisms
  • List long and short term goals of the management of ineffective coping mechanisms
  • Describe interventions and their rationale for the patient with ineffective coping
  • Identify medications used to treat anxiety
  • Recognize medications used to treat psychotic diseases
  • Identify principal signs of depression and drugs used as treatment
  • Recognize agents used as antimanics and medications for bipolar disorder
  • Describe behavioral disorders found in adults and children and drugs indicated in treatment
  • Explain the role of medications in treating Alzheimer’s disease
  • Provide patient education for compliance with medications used to treat conditions and diseases of mental health and behavioral disorders

Richard Saporito, DC

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Suicide Assessment 201
Suicide and Non-Suicide Self-Injury, Inward-Focused Emotions: Suicide and Assessmet of Risk for In-Hospital Suicide and Aggression in High-Dependency Care Environments

3.0

  • Describe the profile of suicide in the US, noting psychosocial and cultural factors that effect risk
  • Identify 3 common precipitating events for suicide attempts
  • Describe risk factors for suicide including co-existing psychiatric disorders
  • Name the most frequent co-existing psychiatric disorders
  • Use the sad person scale to assess suicide risk
  • Give examples of primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions
  • Describe basic level interventions that take place in the hospital or community
  • Identify key elements of suicide precautions and environmental safety factors in the hospital
  • Describe the problem on non-suicidal self-injury
  • Explain the range of self-protective behavioral responses
  • Discuss 3 myths about suicidal behaviors
  • Identify 2 cultural or social factors that relate to suicide
  • Examine 4 categories of motivation for attempting suicide
  • Explain how suicide affects family members and friends
  • Describe 3 theories that attempt to explain the causes of suicide
  • Discuss the occurrence of suicide throughout each life cycle
  • Outline the process for assessing the suicidal potential of a client
  • Choose 3 therapeutic goals and interventions for clients with suicidal behaviors

Richard Saporito, DC

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