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Suicide Prevention

Course #: 09-724

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Price: $11.25

Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the state in which you're licensed. See Below.

  • District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing: 2.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing: 2.00 Hours
  • All Other Organizations: 2.25 Hours
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  • 2 Read the Course Material -  As you read through, mark your answers on the course worksheet to be prepared for the exam
  • 3 Take Exam -  You must a achieve a score of 70% or higher in order to earn credit for the course.
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Course Description

CEU Course Description

Evidence presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that in the United States, there is approximately one suicide death every 12 minutes. Evidence also suggests suicide rates are on the rise, which is leading researchers to acknowledge a possible national suicide epidemic. The positive news is, suicide is preventable. Health care professionals can play a major role in preventing suicide by understanding suicide risk factors and prevention strategies. This CEU is designed to review suicide risk factors, while providing insights into the most effective suicide prevention strategies.

 CEU Course Objectives

  1. Identify suicide risk factors.
  2. Examine suicide prevention approaches and strategies.
  3. Explore evidence which supports suicide prevention strategies, while obtaining an understanding of how to effectively implement such strategies.  

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