Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Prevention and Management

  • 13 Aug 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Commons Classroom 5128
  • 36


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Psychiatric mental health nurses frequently care for patients who engage in non-suicidal self-injurious (NSSI) behaviors. However, input from nursing stakeholders, survey data, and patient quality outcomes have demonstrated a professional nursing knowledge, skills, and practice gap in effectively and collaboratively caring for these patients at the hospital. Non-suicidal self-injury constitutes a notable public health and psychiatric hospital problem (Selby et al., 2014).

This educational activity is particularly needed given NSSI’s relevance to our specific patient population. With increasing complexity in the hospital’s patient populations, it is critical that psychiatric mental health nurses understand and apply evidence-based practices for preventing and managing NSSI behaviors. 

1.0 Continuing nursing education credits will be provided.

Registered Nurses

The Menninger Clinic is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

All others will receive a certificate of attendance.

For questions, please contact Michelle Taylor at

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