Suicide in the Elderly

Although suicide is a very difficult topic to cover, this course provides the clinician with the assistance in identifying the warning signs of suicidal ideation in the elderly. In addition, risk behaviors, common myths regarding suicidal behavior and strategies for crisis intervention are covered. Statistics show that suicide rates in the elderly are increasing annually, thus the need for clinicians to have this important information.

TCG Media, LLC is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.3 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN or LMHT re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider Number: LT0270-0111.