Nursing: Nevada Nurses Suicide Assessment and Prevention

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About this Course

This course is designed to educate nurses in Nevada on how to appropriately intervene to assist patients suspected of being at-risk for suicide.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss the incidence, prevalence, and impact of suicide in the United States and Nevada.
  • Differentiate between the etiologies of suicide and nonsuicidal injury.
  • Identify risk factors for suicide.
  • Select appropriate ways of assessing patients at risk for suicide.
  • Screen patients for depression and severity of suicide risk using appropriate screening tools.

About the Author:
Kelly Crum, PhD(c), MSN, RN

Kelly Crum, PhD(c), MSN, RN, is a nursing education consultant serving schools on accreditation, faculty and program development, and curriculum matters. In addition, she currently serves as an international nursing education consultant and is the expert nurse consultant for Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Sciences. With 27 years of nursing education experience, she has held various nursing positions in both clinical and academic settings. Her passion for curriculum and expertise in teaching are the foundations for her endeavors to educate the educator. This passion is reflected in her writing and conference topics. Currently, she has over 30 workbook titles published with Elsevier, primarily in the areas of maternity, pediatrics, and simulation case studies. Ms. Crum’s conference topics include Competency Based Education in Egypt, the Professor’s Role in BSN Education in Guatemala, Building the Nurse Educator’s Capacity to Instruct Students in Managing Chronic Care Across the Lifespan in China, and Clinical Evaluation Best Practices in the United States. In practice, hers focus is on international humanitarian work and community volunteerism, as well as her role as a hospice and palliative care nurse.

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