179659 - Managing Bipolar Disorder

  • : Online

In Managing Bipolar Disorder the diagnosis and management of bipolar disorder presents many challenges to primary care clinicians. Our six hour highly interactive program explores the key issues and difficulties in the detection and treatment of bipolar disorder, equipping the clinician with the knowledge and skills required to deliver an integrated pharmacological and psychological approach best suited to the needs of people living with bipolar disorder.

Relevance to General Practice

The program presents an approach to assessing and managing bipolar disorders that is practical and easily applied in practice, covering 4 main topic areas. Each topic area is discussed in detail, using case studies as a basis for demonstrating effective completion of that topic and discussion to explore any particular challenges that may arise in clinical application. Skills practice opportunities give participants the opportunity to gain experience of using these new skills in practice.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify the key features of bipolar disorder
  • Assess patients presenting with depression for possible underlying bipolar disorder
  • Undertake a risk assessment for patients with bipolar disorder
  • Outline the pharmacological management of bipolar disorder
  • Delineate the role of psycho-education and psychological strategies in achieving and maintaining well-being in patients with bipolar disorder
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Psychological health
    This activity is also available on these dates

    27/06/2020

    Perth

    20/06/2020

    Melbourne

    16/05/2020

    Esperance

    03/05/2020

    Campbelltown

    02/05/2020

    Brisbane

    15/02/2020

    Randwick

    Type
    Online Learning
    Delivery
    Face to face
    Title
    179659 - Managing Bipolar Disorder
    Speciality Classification
    General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
    Location
    WA
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    6 hours
    Start Date
    04-Apr-2020
    CPD Points
    40 cpd
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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