Evaluation of an Emergency Department Educational Campaign for Recognition of Suicidal Patients

@inproceedings{Currier2012EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of an Emergency Department Educational Campaign for Recognition of Suicidal Patients},
  author={Glenn Currier and David A. Litts and P. G. Walsh and Sandra M. Schneider and Thomas M. Richardson and William D. Grant and Wayne R Triner and Nancy Robak and Ronald M Moscati},
  booktitle={The western journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION To evaluate the impact of a simple emergency department (ED)-based educational intervention designed to assist ED providers in detecting occult suicidal behavior in patients who present with complaints that are not related to behavioral health. METHODS Staff from 5 ED sites participated in the study. Four ED staff members were exposed to a poster and clinical guide for the recognition and management of suicidal patients. Staff members in 1 ED were not exposed to training material… CONTINUE READING