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The purpose of this evidence-based project is to reduce the number of suicide attempts by identification of at risk patients with the Adult and Adolescent Mental Health Units (MHUs) through implementation of the APNA Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Essential Competencies for Assessment and Management of Individuals at Risk for Suicide as compared to the use of No-Suicide Contracts (NSCs).
No-suicide contracts, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Suicidal ideation, Suicide attempts, Suicide evaluation
Friebe, Paul, "STOP: No-Suicide Contracts" (2018). Nursing Posters. 83.