At-Risk in the ED



Approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine as meeting the requirements of the state’s legislation on lethal means restriction and suicide prevention.

At-Risk in the ED is a CME and CNE-approved online training simulation designed to prepare emergency department personnel to screen patients for mental health and substance abuse disorders, perform brief interventions using motivational interviewing techniques, and refer patients to treatment. The learning experience is structured around a series of clinical scenarios where users engage in role-play practice conversations with virtual patients. The simulation is currently utilized in Arizona and North Dakota to train the personnel of over 100 hospitals.

At-Risk in the ED is approved for 1.50 CME AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 1.50 ANCC CNE contact hours.

Healthcare Professionals will learn to:

  • Screen patients using evidence-based tools to assess substance use and mental health, including suicidal ideation
  • Apply motivational interviewing tactics to build patients' trust and increase adherence to treatment plans
  • Engage patients in collaborative treatment planning Apply best practices in follow-up care

NOTE: Login access information will be emailed within one business day of purchase. The license will remain active for 1 year after purchase and is valid for one user. A downloadable, printable certificate of completion will be awarded upon completion of the training.