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154831 - Managing bipolar disorder – key clinical recommendations

  • : Online

This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.

Relevance to General Practice

Bipolar disorder typically arises with depressive symptoms during late adolescence, with mania following some years later. The GP has a key 
role in identifying patients presenting with mania and ensuring appropriate acute and long-term management. Key recommendations on each stage of the disorder can aid in developing a comprehensive biopsychosocial and lifestyle approach to management.

Learning outcomes
  • Recognise the epidemiological and clinical features of bipolar disorder
  • Manage a patient in the continuation phase of treatment
  • Manage a depressive episode in a patient with bipolar disorder
  • Make recommendations of the best way to share information between clinicians and carers when a patient has a mental illness
  • Delivery
    Title
    154831 - Managing bipolar disorder – key clinical recommendations
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    26-Mar-2019
    End Date
    19-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    1.5 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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