Continuing Education

The 2017 IASR/AFSP International Summit on Suicide Research is jointly sponsored by Amedco, the Internatioanl Academy of Suicide Research, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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Satisfactory Completion
Participants must complete an evaluation to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your board requirement.

Physicians
Accreditation Statement – This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Amedco and the International Academy of Suicide Research (IASR) and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Amedco is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement – Amedco designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists
This course is co-sponsored by Amedco, IASR, and AFSP. Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Amedco designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.25 hours.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

3 objectives:
1. Participants will be able to articulate the key findings in the development of preventive/intervention strategies and how to incorporate translational research strategies into intervention/prevention research on suicide.
2. Participants will be able to describe methodological and ethical challenges in research design for studies where the outcome of interest is suicidal ideation and behavior.
3. Participants will be able to enumerate the most recent neurobiological, genetic, psychological and social evidence related to suicidal behavior.