Bipolar Disease in Primary Care: From Diagnosis to Initial Management

Bipolar disorder is common, affecting approximately 1% of the population. Individuals most often initially seek help in primary care settings, but diagnosis can be challenging even for seasoned clinicians. This presentation will review common and uncommon presentations of bipolar, including tips to making the diagnosis. Initial treatment strategies will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss screening for bipolar disorder
  • Describe clinical presentation of bipolar disorder
  • Identify pitfalls in making the diagnosis of bipolar disorder
  • Review initial treatment strategies for bipolar disorder

 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AANP Contact Hours
    • 0.25 Pharmacology
  • 0.25 AANP Pharmacology Contact Hours
  • 1.00 MOC
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
06/10/2021
Course expires: 
06/10/2022
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Jeffrey Rado, MD, MPH, FAPA

Associate Professor 
Northwestern University 
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL 

Disclosures

The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.

Jeffrey Rado, MD, MPH, FAPA: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA (moderator): No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AANP

Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number 040308.

Designation Statement

This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hour of continuing education, which includes 0.25 hour of pharmacology.

MOC Credit Information

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

Once you have completed the activity, please click the "next" button to advance to the post-activity assessment. To complete this activity and claim credit, you must answer 2 out of the 4 questions correctly. If you are not successful after your first attempt, you will be given an opportunity to reflect upon the answer rationales and have the opportunity to review the educational content before proceeding. Once you have selected your answers, click the "submit" button to complete the evaluation questions and proceed to the claim credit screen. For PAs, the NCCPA accepts for Category 1 CME credit activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AANP Contact Hours
    • 0.25 Pharmacology
  • 0.25 AANP Pharmacology Contact Hours
  • 1.00 MOC
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Topics

Behavioral HealthPharmacotherapeutics, Pharmacology