Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 03/18/2020  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  WHO Daily Situation Report COVID-19
•  Coronavirus Update with Anthony Fauci, MD (Video)
•  Current Steps Governor Mills has Taken in Response to COVID-19
•  Coronavirus in Italy - Report From The Front Lines (Video)
•  Maine's Weekly Influenza Report
•  Next Senior Section Meeting POSTPONED
•  2020 Census Operational Updates March 18, 2020
•  Nominations for the MMA 2020 Mary Cushman Award for Humanitarian Service
•  MMA Legislative Calls are POSTPONED
•  State House Highlights of the Week
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  Next Senior Section Meeting POSTPONED
•  10th Annual Maine Patient Safety Academy POSTPONED
•  Building Hope Across Populations-Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention POSTPONED
•  Maine Suicide Prevention Program Training for Clinicians
•  Managing Student Debt: Webinar on April 16 6-7pm
•  BC/BE Family Medicine Physician - Lovejoy Health Center
•  Family Medicine Outpatient Physician
•  Medical Director, Primary Care Physician
•  Physician - Nasson Health Care
•  Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
•  Orthopedic Surgeon Opportunity in Beautiful New England
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health - Portland, ME


Maine Suicide Prevention Program Training for Clinicians

MMA continues to partner with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program to offer training for clinicians.


The Maine Suicide Prevention Program, administered by NAMI-Maine, offers the following suicide prevention, assessment and management trainings.  MMA works closely with NAMI-Maine to provide educational opportunities for Maine physicians and other clinical providers.

Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

Suicide Prevention Training of the Trainers

Suicide Assessment for Clinicians Training

Non-Suicidal Self Injury Training

Suicide Prevention Protocol Development Training

Suicide Prevention Curriculum Training

If you have needs not identified in the above list, please contact Gretchen, NAMI Maine Suicide Prevention Coordinator, to discuss a customized training program. 

The Maine CDC and Sweetser are offering free online Suicide Prevention Training Modules!

Enrolling is easy. There are 12+ courses available at no charge. Download the flyer with enrollment info here.

Sample modules:

· Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)

· Depressive Disorders in Children and Adolescents

· Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM)

· Collaborative Assessment & Management of Suicidality (CAMS)

· Safety Planning Intervention for Suicide Prevention

· Suicide Risk Factors, Screening and Assessment