Bipolar Disorder: An Overview

Course # 0025


The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of Bipolar Disorder.


Bipolar Disorder: An Overview is a 1 hour continuing education course that explores common signs and symptoms of Bipolar Disorder. It also list possible causes of the disorder, such as traumatic early childhood experiences and biochemical imbalances. the course reviews medical and psychological conditions that may mimic bipolar disorder. The course ends by providing information on various treatment options for individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe common symptoms and characteristics of Bipolar Disorder 
  2. Describe some possible causes of Bipolar Disorder 
  3. Review medical/physical and psychological conditions that may mimic Bipolar Disorder 
  4. Describe treatment options for Bipolar Disorder 

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Addiction Specialists & Drug and Alcohol Counselors Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Occupational Therapists Ohio DODD Professionals Personal Care Home Administrators Physical Therapists Social Workers Speech Therapists

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