A. accurate identification of all patients who have attempted suicide while on inpatient status
B. assessment of degree of suicidal potential at the time of discharge
C. reassessment on follow-up outpatient visits
All of the above
A and B only
A. arranging continuity of care
B. ensuring/modifying the environment to which the patient will return to render it as safe as possible
C. formulating an adequate safety plan with patient and family involvemen
D. placed on the High Risk List
All of the above
All except D
An appointment with a Mental Health Clinical Provider within three days week of discharge date.
Any appropriate additional appointments for follow-up individual/group therapy, maintenance ECT, etc.
Psychopharmacological agents with relatively safe overdose profiles are considered, including a reduction in the amount of pills available to the patient, not to exceed 30 days of dosage.
Documentation in all ensuing progress notes of the presence of suicidal ideation, intent and/or plan.
Physical/sexual assault while in the service
Service related injury
Deployments to hostile environments
Financial and/or legal crisis.
A. All unit personnel must be able to recognize him or her and report any suicidal self-harm behaviors or threats to the Nurse Manager and physician.
B. Patient will be placed on one to one observation pending a mental health provider’s determination that suicidal precautions are necessary or until such time as these orders are rescinded
C. Patient is restricted to clinical area
D. Staff will escort patient to restroom, medical procedures or evaluations remaining in one to one observation at all times.
E. All of the above are correct interventions
F. All except D are correct interventions.
An assigned staff member will provide a direct and visual observation of the patient’s behavior at all times
Educate the patient regarding unit restriction
Remove undergarments including t-shirt and change into hospital pajamas. If patient request undergarments, only mesh underwear will be issued. (Patient can wear own undergarments if they have extra with them).
Complete a thorough search of the patient, his/her belongings and the environment (assigned room
Personal items must be secured outside the patient’s assigned room.
Distribute paper bags to eliminate plastic storage bags or trash bags from the environment
Observe patient closely when using writing tools (pen, pencil, marker etc.), staple, razor, curling iron, paperclip, plastic container, nail clipper or products that contain alcohol such as mouthwash, perfume, body wash and/or hair spray. Secure these items after single use.
All of the above are correct
None of the above are correct
Right Medical Equipment
Reliable Medical Equipment
Resusable Medical Equipment
Apply gloves, wipe, and let dry 1 minutes
Apply gloves, wipe, and let dry 2 minutes
Apply gloves, wipe, and let dry 3 minutes
Apply gloves, wipe, and let dry 4 minutes
Ask the patient to state his/her full name and last four of social security number.
Ask the patient to state his/her lastl name and last four of social security number.
Ask the patient to state his/her full name and full social security number.
Ask the patient to state his/her full name and last full social security number.
All of the above
None of the above
Two RNs only
Two LPNs only
Two licensed nurses