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Self-Injury: Cutting Through the Tension - OT608

Self-Injury: Cutting Through the Tension

by Sandy Hannon-Engel, PhD, RN, CS, PMHNP-BC
OT608
(4.5 / 35 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

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Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50

Summary:

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-DSM-5 of the American Psychiatric Association considers nonsuicidal self-injury as a condition for further study. The manual defines NSSI as “intentional self-inflicted damage to the surface of the body of the sort likely to induce bleeding, bruising, or pain with the expectation that the injury will lead to minor or moderate physical harm.” There is no suicidal intent. Self-injurious behavior can have serious consequences for the person and elicit feelings of helplessness from caregivers. This module will provide the knowledge to dispel the mystery and promote effective treatment for people who engage in self-injurious behavior. It informs healthcare professionals about the disorder, causes, assessment, and treatments.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to give nurses, occupational therapists, EMTs/paramedics, and social workers a better understanding of and effective assessment and intervention strategies for people who engage in self-injurious behavior. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define self-injury
  • Provide three reasons why people engage in self-injurious behavior
  • Discuss and promote assessment and intervention strategies
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Clinical Vignette & Narrative
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Client Factors
OT Process: Evaluation
OT Process: Intervention
 

Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, paramedics and EMTs, occupational therapists and social workers.
 
Occupational therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
OnCourse Learning is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 12/10/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 11/14/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 11/14/2021

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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portia p - winston-salem , NC  ·  May 31, 2016
Very informative article to use in my practice.
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Lenore G - Cambria Heights, NY  ·  Apr 27, 2016
I enjoyed the course because it was very informative. The course detailed what to look for as well as ways to help solve the issue at hand.
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Felicia M - Wilmington, NC  ·  May 05, 2015
Helpful in my work, and common.
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Chad R - Mesa, AZ  ·  Apr 21, 2015
Provides good information regarding self-injurious behaviors and how to interact with someone that you may suspect is harming themselves.
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Stacey D - Simpsonville, SC  ·  Feb 26, 2015
This article explained self injury in a very nonjudgmental manner and provided a good overview.
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ONLINE
Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50