Bipolar Disorder is a common, but likely underdiagnosed mental health condition with a high correlation with suicide and other health problems. It presents multiple contradictory symptoms and often occurs with other mental health problems and substance use. As a result, the professional or family member contends with a confusing array of treatment options and possibilities. This class offers ways to better work with the person to identify symptoms earlier and together make prevention and intervention plans.
Identify different symptoms and behaviors associated with bipolar disorders
Distinguish types of Bipolar Disorder based on symptom patterns
Identify practices and treatments that help prevent a manic/depressive episode
Review how to help during a manic/depressive episode
MN Board of Social Work
2.0 CEUs (CEP-275)
MN Board of Nursing
This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
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