Continuing Education

Continuing Education 

AMA and APA credits will be available for the 2019 Summit.  There is no charge to apply for credits.  All attendees wishing to apply for credits will be required to complete an online evaluation of the Summit prior to applying for credits.  The evaluation and credit application will be available at the conclusion of the Summit.

Satisfactory Completion
Learners must complete an evaluation form 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 licensing/certification requirement.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the International Academy of Suicide Research. Amedco LLC 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 Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and AFSP and IASR. Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Maximum of 21.75 hours.


Learning Objectives:

After participating in this educational activity:

a. Participants will be able to articulate the key findings in the development of preventive, intervention, and implementation strategies and how to incorporate translational research strategies into intervention, prevention, and implementation research on suicide.
b. 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.
c. Participants will be able to enumerate the most recent neurobiological, genetic, psychological and social evidence related to suicidal behavior.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for scientific researchers, psychiatrists, psychologists and other professionals working to reduce the number of deaths by suicide and suicide attempts that occur each year.  There are no prerequisites for this course.


If you have activity questions or concerns, please contact or 615-324-2365.