Bipolar and Depression (More Info)
Description: All of our courses are approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors, the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification, Florida Board of Nursing and National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors. This course meets license renewal continuing education requirements for many licensed health professionals and is taught using text, narrated PowerPoint, video and mp3 audio. All course materials and reference materials are available free online. The learner objectives are: Differentially Diagnose Bipolar Disorder; Recognize general medical conditions and drugs that may mimic depression or mania; Understand the goals of psychiatric management of bipolar disorder; Identify bipolar patients at increased risk of suicide; Understand the link between bipolar disorder and substance abuse; Identify key areas of consideration when making a treatment placement decision; Learn about the areas which patients with bipolar disorder and their families may need education; Become familiar with the most common psychopharmacological interventions for bipolar disorder.
Submitted by: dr.snipes
Added: Wed May 13 2009