CON Writer (6401)
Ben Smith, MD, FACEP
This tool generates a TN Certificate of Need for involuntary psychiatric commitment.
This is a fully HIPAA compliant in-browser PDF generator.
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1) Has a mental illness or serious emotional disturbance...
Has a history of depression, now with suicidal ideation and a plan.
Has a history of bipolar disorder, now presents with acute mania.
Has a history of schizophrenia, now has symptoms of acute psychosis.
Unknown history of mental illness, now presenting with active symptoms of psychiatric disorder.
2) Poses a high likelihood of harm...
Has attempted suicide.
Has serious thoughts of suicide with a clear plan.
Has threatened homicide and serious injury to others.
Disorganized thoughts put the patient and others at substantial risk of harm.
Active symptoms of psychiatric disorder.