Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Allied Health Professionals
Learning objectives: 
  1. Review statistics on Veteran suicide rates and the unique factors that contribute to Veterans' higher risk levels.
  2. Identify the salient areas to assess to determine a patient's current suicide risk level..
  3. Learn to effectively implement brief interventions to help patients manage ongoing suicide risk; including safety plans, means restriction, and hope boxes.
Faculty & credentials: 
 
Presenter: Gregory J. Simons Jr., Ph.D. Suicide Prevention Psychologist
LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator, Zablocki VA Medical Center
 
Activity Director
Jerome Van Ruiswyk, MD, FACP, FACHE
Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
 

Planning Committee Members: Jerome Van Ruiswyk, MD., FACP, FACHE, Associate Chief of Staff for Education; Annette Severson, EdD, RN,  Associate Chief Nurse for Education and Research; Heather Smith, Ph.D, Psychology; Angie Paniagua, PharmD, CGP, Clinical Coordinator for Pharmacy Program; Jill Schneidermeyer, MSW, Social Work Executive; and Coordinator: Karen Hartzell, Mngt. Assistant to the Associate Chief of Staff for Education.

 

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

Contact

Name: 
Karen Hartzell
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 384-2000

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Zablocki VA Medical Center
5000 W National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53295
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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