Are you Prepared to S.A.V.E. Your Nursing Student From Suicide?
Goetz C S
Professional nursing students are significantly at risk for possible suicide attempts or completions. Nurse educators can play a crucial role in prevention by identifying, assessing, & immediately referring for further psychiatric evaluation & treatment, those students who exhibit suicidal behaviours. This article outlines a helping process based on the acronym S.A.V.E. – Suicidal behaviours, Assessment interview, Value student, Evaluation-referral. (17 refs.)