TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of psychiatrists, advanced practice nurses, and other

healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with bipolar disorder.

LEARNING GOAL/PURPOSE

The goal of this symposium is to educate and provide insights to enhance healthcare providers’ knowledge of the

accurate diagnosis and pharmacotherapeutic treatment of bipolar disorder.

         

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

• Formulate a differential diagnosis of bipolar disorder, differentiating bipolar depression from unipolar

  depression, major depressive disorder and subsyndromal mania/hypomania, and other disorders

• Implement strategies for treatment of patients with bipolar depression and comorbidities

• Discuss the most recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder

 

PHYSICIAN CREDIT 

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and CMEology. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

European physicians can earn ECMECs for any activity that has been certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Canadian physicians may use this activity in fulfilling MOC requirements of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC).

 

CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION 

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity for 1.5 contact hours is provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses will be designated on your certificate. 

 

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT 

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please e-mail Dannielle McGuire prior to the live event at dmcguire@cmeology.org.

FEE INFORMATION

There is no fee for this educational activity.