Suicide risk assessment in the emergency department is a challenging endeavor. Our training in residency is limited compared to the volume of mental health patients we see during our careers. This talk is designed to give emergency providers information and options in performing focused and thorough suicide risk assessments.
Suicide Risk Chart Documentation should include Risk factors, Protective factors, Collateral information, an estimate of the patient’s suicide risk and a plan
Suicide Risk Reference List
Suicide risk assessment in the emergency department