An Evidence-Based Approach to Managing Bipolar Depression– Recognize the clinical consequences for patients, as well as the impact on the larger healthcare system, of missed and incorrect diagnosis in bipolar patients.
Implement evidence-based recommendations to improve both symptomatic and functional outcomes in all phases of bipolar disorder.
Apply findings from research studies and expert recommendations that make patients active collaborators in their care to improve outcomes in special populations.
Design individualized medication and psychotherapy treatment strategies to improve outcomes based on the efficacy, safety, long-term data, and route of administration of the available therapies.
Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families.
1.2 Free CEUs for Nurses