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Assessing the Risk: Suicidal Behavior in the Hospital Environment of Care Sharon Chaput

Assessing the Risk: Suicidal Behavior in the Hospital Environment of Care

Sharon Chaput

Published November 18th 2011
ISBN : 9781601468949
Paperback
170 pages
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Assessing the Risk: Suicidal Behavior in the Hospital Environment of CareSharon Chaput, RN, CSHA- Kirk Woodring, LICSW, CGPGet the tools to screen and assess for suicide risk in all units of your hospitalSuicide of a care recipient while in aMoreAssessing the Risk: Suicidal Behavior in the Hospital Environment of CareSharon Chaput, RN, CSHA- Kirk Woodring, LICSW, CGPGet the tools to screen and assess for suicide risk in all units of your hospitalSuicide of a care recipient while in a staffed, round-the-clock care setting or within 72 hours of discharge has remained in the top five most frequently reported sentinel events to The Joint Commission since 1995. Perform thorough suicide risk assessments and comply with the Joint Commission’s Sentinel Event Alert through strategies provided in the HCPro book Assessing the Risk: Suicidal Behavior in the Hospital Environment of Care. Authors Sharon Chaput, RN, CSHA, and Kirk Woodring, LICSW, CGP, provide efficient and effective ways to address environment of care issues, improve documentation and patient handoffs, and utilize rapid assessment to reduce suicide risk at your facility.Benefits:Gain a better understanding of NPSG 15.01.01 and implement the necessary processes to ensure compliance with this goalHelp your staff identify and assess at-risk patients quicker and more effectively by using the ready-made screening and assessment toolsEnsure proper documentation of suicide risk assessments by staff in high-risk units such as the emergency roomLearn from your peers through several case studies and results of recent CMS and Joint Commission surveysView sample interviews with high-risk patients to understand motives and recognize components of the interview that elucidate riskBonus tools included with your book:Environment of care risk assessmentIndividual crisis prevention plan for adultsRN assessment of patient safety progress noteShift progress/ reassessment noteTherapeutic intervention surveySample safety tool for kidsSAD PERSONS scaleTable of Contents:IntroductionOverview and rationale for NPSG 15.01.01Elements of PerformanceSentinel Event statisticsWhat other hospital settings besides psychiatric or behavioral health should do to comply with this goalSuicide risk factorsVarious risk factorsProtective factorsParasuicidal behaviorSelf mutilation: Cutting in teens and adultsAssessment and risk factorsTreatmentPost Traumatic Stress DisorderComponents of a suicide risk assessmentDocumentation of suicide risk assessmentsWhat and when to documentSuicide risk scales and sample tools/forms for emergency departments and other settingsEnvironment of Care (EC): What to assess for complianceAnnual EC risk assessmentsDetermine EC needs based on settingsRecent CMS and Joint Commission surveysCase studiesEmergency departmentOutpatient therapyLabor/delivery unit: Postpartum depressionPost Traumatic Stress DisorderContinuing EducationNational Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)This activity will be submitted to the National Association for Healthcare Quality for CPHQ CE credit.