Mental Health and Suicide in Health Care Professionals: What to Know, What to Do

Presenter: Melissa Piasecki, MD, Acting Dean, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Online CME Credit

Fee: $30.00

Provides 1.00 hour(s) of CE/CME credit  (Presented on November 19, 2021; Reviewed December 1, 2021; Expires December 1, 2023)

Provides 1 CME credit towards the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners' requirement for 2 hours of training related to suicide prevention, intervention and detection every 4 years.


This program is targeted toward all clinicians who would like to look more deeply into how to better care for one's self as a clinician and the impact of that on patients, learners and the practice of medicine. The session will include a research component along with time to share and reflect with your colleagues.

Learning Objectives

Following participation in this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe trends in burnout, depression and suicide in health care professionals
  • Apply best practices in talking to your colleagues about their mental health and risk of suicide
  • Identify mental health resources for Nevada's physicians, physician assistants, nurses and their families