HECC Virtual Pediatric Symposium - Adolescent Suicide: Emergency Care for the Silent Epidemic

September 29, 2022

 

Suicide in children is rising at an alarming rate. Learn what you can do as a provider to recognize signs, determine care and create connections with kids at risk. 

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, EMS Providers, Law Enforcement, and Social Workers

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize risk factors specific to youth suicide.
  • Discriminate between evidenced based and best practice interventions for suicide safety.
  • Describe standards of care when working with a youth who expresses suicide ideation and/or behaviors.
  • Discuss lessons learned from loss survivor’s story.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.50 ANCC
Course opens: 
08/09/2022
Course expires: 
12/29/2022
Event starts: 
09/29/2022 - 6:30pm CDT
Event ends: 
09/29/2022 - 9:15pm CDT

PRESENTERS: 

Drew Martel, LISW, CADC is the Chief Clinical Officer at Foundation 2 Crisis Services in Cedar Rapids.  Drew has presented on youth suicide prevention and intervention throughout the state of Iowa at several conferences and workshops.   Drew has been involved in the development and expansion of several mental health and suicide prevention initiatives in Iowa, including developing a law enforcement co-responder model, care coordination for Iowa's Zero Suicide Initiative Project, and has been part of developing one of the first mobile crisis programs in the state.  In addition to his work at Foundation 2, Drew is a site surveyor for The American Association of Suicidology, as well as providing therapy at Meadowlark Psychiatric Services in North Liberty. Drew is a military veteran, and lives in Cedar Rapids with his wife Anna, two daughters, Madeline and River, and son Ellis.

Deb Ferguson, is a loss survivor.

 

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Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Children’s Minnesota and Heartland EMS for Children Coalition (HECC). Children’s Minnesota is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement:

AMA

Children’s Minnesota designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.

ANCC

Children's Minnesota designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 2.5 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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This program offers 2.5 contact hours of continuing education.  Most medical professional organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  It is the individual’s responsibility to determine whether an education activity meets the continuing education requirements of their respective licensures and/or professional boards.  Go to your respective organization’s website for more detailed information regarding credit requirements.

Available Credit

  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.50 ANCC
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