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MC3 Recorded Education Series: Suicide and Safety Planning

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Sun, 12/31/23
Credits: 0.75
Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Participants will be able to conduct risk assessments for patients experiencing suicidal ideation.
  2. Participants will be able to conduct suicide safety planning for patients experiencing suicidal ideation.
  3. Participants will be able to counsel suicidal patients on "access to lethal means".
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers in the fields of Adolescent Medicine, Family Medicine, General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original Release Date: October 2020
Termination Date: October 2023

Additional Info: Bibliographic Resources

Stanley, B., Brown, G. (2012). Safety Planning Intervention: a Brief Intervention to Mitigate Suicide Risk. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 19: 256-264.

Lethal Means Counseling https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/means-matter/recommendations/clinicians/

Counseling Access to Lethal Means (CALM) online course https://www.sprc.org/resources-programs/calm-counseling-access-lethal-means

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 0.75
Participation: 0.75