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prevention

 [pre-ven´shun]
the keeping of something (such as an illness or injury) from happening.
fall prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as instituting special precautions with the patient at risk for injury from falling.
pressure ulcer prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the prevention of pressure ulcers for a patient at high risk for developing them.
primary prevention the first level of health care, designed to prevent the occurrence of disease and promote health.
religious addiction prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as prevention of a self-imposed controlling religious lifestyle. See also addiction.
secondary prevention the second level of health care, based on the earliest possible identification of disease so that it can be more readily treated or managed and adverse sequelae can be prevented.
shock prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as detecting and treating a patient at risk for impending shock.
sports-injury prevention: youth in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reducing the risk of sport-related injury in young athletes.
substance use prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the prevention of an alcoholic or drug use lifestyle. See also substance abuse.
suicide prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reducing risk of self-inflicted harm with intent to end life. See also suicide.
tertiary prevention the third phase or level of health care, concerned with promotion of independent function and prevention of further disease-related deterioration.

suicide prevention

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as reducing the risk for self-inflicted harm with intent to end life. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

Patient discussion about suicide prevention

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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.
Caitlin Thompson, PhD, deputy director, Suicide Prevention Program, U.
We want to make sure suicide prevention efforts are part of the broader efforts to improve health care across America," Ms.
He will also urge Member States to train health-care providers in suicide prevention and to invest in mental health services and programmes to address existing gaps.
In Manitoba, there is the Reclaiming Hope provincial youth suicide prevention strategy, (18) and a Suicide Prevention Strategy Network, which makes recommendations for policy change.
A recent review of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy included this recommendation: "Expand efforts to provide effective follow-up care after inpatient discharge of suicidal persons.
Until now, Canada has ignored both the UN and WHO [World Health Organization] guidelines that recognize suicide as a global health crisis and that call upon every country to have both a national strategy for suicide prevention and an adequately funded national coordinating body," said a statement from the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention.
They want to encourage an open debate about the problem of suicide, attempted suicide and effective suicide prevention.
The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-sponsor World Suicide Prevention Day every year on September 10th.
These cases call into question the training provided to faculty and staff on bullying and suicide prevention, the policies developed and implemented, the surveillance conducted, the consequences provided for the bully and the support provided for the victim.
UND's American Indian Campus Suicide Prevention Program, for example, partners with reservations and tribal colleges to provide comprehensive services to students, and staff may refer UND students seeking more traditional healing practices, as opposed to therapy, to an appropriate tribal person.