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Suicide Prevention for Patient Care Assistants

Suicide Prevention for Patient Care Assistants

Course Hours: 
1.5
CE Hours : 
1.5
IACET CEUs: 
.15
Price: 
$20.00

Suicide Prevention for Patient Care Assistants training course

Suicide rates have risen in recent years, increasing the need for effective suicide prevention and for patient care assistants to be aware of the signs and symptoms when working with at risk individuals. There are multiple programs found to be successful with the prevention of suicidal behaviors as well as intervention techniques to respond to suicide attempts, with ongoing research to understand specific population risks. Effective prevention programs can decrease both the numbers of people at risk for suicide and its impact on society. This overview of suicide prevention will focus on the risk factors for suicide and discuss in detail the most effective prevention approaches.

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  • International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)