Best practices for the introduction and integration of suicide prevention in emergency departments: Enhancing readiness and capacity for action and change
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe the overall landscape of suicide prevention, with emphasis on efforts in the State of Hawai‘i. Describe one evidence-based approach to establishing readiness and capacity for suicide prevention in emergency departments. Explain the importance of establishing readiness and capacity in emergency departments, and compare and contrast processes and challenges with similar efforts in the community setting.
Keyword(s): Suicide, Emergency Department/Room
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be an abstract Author on the content I am responsible for because I have managed and coordinated suicide prevention trainings and protocol assessments in emergency departments.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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