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Psychiatry & Psychology

Aeschi West: Basic Principles in Working with Suicidal Patients

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Develop enhanced skills for engaging and assessing suicidal patients in a collaborative working relationship between patient and clinician
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of imminent risk of self-harm
  • Define the importance of clinician and patient developing a narrative of the patient's suicidality as the first stage in formulating a treatment plan

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.