Patient Safety Screener webpage

Date: 2018
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Website
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) and UMass Medical
Publisher:  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

This webpage provides a portal to the Patient Safety Screener (PSS-3) video describing how the universal screening tool should be used in acute care settings to identify patients who may be at risk for suicide. The page also provides useful resources to help administer the PSS-3, plan for patients who screen positive and implement screening sustainably. 

Settings:  Health Care, Emergency Departments
About Suicide:  Risk and Protective Factors
Strategies:  Identify and Assist, Screening and Assessment, Effective Care/Treatment, Care Transitions/Linkages