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Introduction to Suicide Assessment and Management for nurses and midwives

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$50 – $100

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NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association

50 O'Dea Avenue

Waterloo, NSW 2017

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This 3 hour workshop is targeted for all nurses and midwives providing care for suicidal patients in general hospitals.

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There are increasing numbers of suicidal patients admitted to hospitals, especially the medical, surgical, intensive care and emergency departments. This course will assist nurses and midwives in understanding the level of suicide risk and providing a safe environment for the suicidal patient in the hospital.

Course outline:

• Stigma and misunderstanding of mental illness;

• Suicide risk factors;

• Suicide protective factors;

• Assessment and establishing the suicide risk level;

• Suicide Risk Assessment Guide;

• Documentation, Duty of Care and the NSW Mental Health Act;

• Maintaining a safe environment;

• Developing a suicide management plan in the general hospital;

• Working with specialist mental health services.

Outcomes:

• Increased understanding of suicide risk factors and how they impact on a person;

• Suicidal patients will receive safe and appropriate care in the hospital;

• Develop stronger partnerships with their mental health service providers;

• Increased confidence in providing care to a suicidal patient in the hospital.

NOTE: This course is NOT aimed at Mental Health Nurses / Nurses working within the Mental Health System.

Morning tea and refreshments are provided.

A CPD Certificate will be provided to attendees at the end of the seminar.

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NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association

50 O'Dea Avenue

Waterloo, NSW 2017

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