Bipolar Disorder: An Overview

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0025

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.

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Course Details

Purpose

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

Certifications

Addiction Specialists & Drug and Alcohol Counselors


1.00 HOURS
The American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders has approved continuing education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS), Approval No.18-8554

Chaplains


1.00 HOURS
This program may be used for continuing education credit for chaplains certified with Board of Chaplaincy Certification, Inc.

Dialysis Technicians


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#50-13920). Completion of this course fulfills 1 hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing accept California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Nurses


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#50-13920). Completion of this course fulfills 1 hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing accept California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Occupational Therapists


1.00 HOURS
Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board, Occupational Therapy Section approved this course for 1 hour of continuing education. Approval number: 160746

Personal Care Home Administrators


1.25 HOURS
This training session is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f). PCH Administrators receive 1.25 hours.

Physical Therapists


1.00 HOURS
This program has been approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Ohio Component for 1 hour of continuing education. Approval number 18S7081 is effective through 04/05/19.

Social Workers


1.00 HOURS
This continuing education activity has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). This program is verified by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval 886546224-8115) for continuing education contact hours. This course is approved for 1 hour of continuing education.

Social Workers


1.00 HOURS
This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for 1 continuing education contact hours* Approval # 886546224-7680.

Speech Pathologists


1.00 HOURS
This course has been approved by the Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for 1.00 total continuing education hours. This approval is effective until 12/31/18.