Identifying Risk Factors for Suicide
Screening in oral health care settings can help save the lives of patients with suicidal thoughts.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss who is at greatest risk of suicide.
- Identify the risk factors associated with suicide.
- Explain the strategies that can be implemented when the risk of suicide is noted in a patient.
- List additional resources for training in suicide screening.
This course was issued in the June 2016 issue and expires 6/30/19. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.