Suicide Risk Assessment and Prevention Using Telehealth
A common concern for clinicians who are now treating patients using telemedicine includes how they can properly screen and identify patients at risk for suicide. During this webinar the speakers will address how to triage at-risk patients via telehealth visits and implement appropriate treatment protocols. It has become an urgent need to address patients that are expressing suicidal thoughts, plans or intent or expressing self-harm intentions via telemedicine consult.
Primary Care Physicians, Family Practice Physicians, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Psychiatrists, Psychologists (Instruction Level: Intermediate), Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Social Workers and other interested clinical care providers.
Baptist Health South Florida is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baptist Health South Florida maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- Screen and identify patients at risk for suicide.
- Triage at-risk patients appropriately via telehealth visits.
- Implement appropriate treatment protocols for patients identified with suicidal thoughts, plans or ideations.
- Utilize available community resources for this vulnerable patient population to mitigate patient risk.
Rachel Rohaidy, M.D.
Psychiatrist, Addiction Psychiatry
Baptist Health South Florida
The Recovery Village at Baptist Health in Miami
Graciela Jimenez, LMFT
Manager, Community Health
Baptist Health South Florida
Rachel Rohaidy, M.D., and Graciela Jimenez, LMFT, faculty for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and have indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Barry M. Crown, Ph.D., conference director of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Psychology CE
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Psychology
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