Managing Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care
Bipolar Disorder is commonly under diagnosed &often mistaken for unipolar depression. The "Managing Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care " program will cover the diagnosis of bipolar disorder provide background information on the epidemiology of this chronic behavioral health condition, and provide information on treatment and referral for specialty care of BD.
Length: 1 hour
After completing this program, participants should be able to
• State the definition of bipolar disorder.
• Recognize the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder.
• Differentiate between bipolar disorder and other behavioral health conditions.
• Refer and manage bipolar disorder patients according to evidence-based treatment
Presented by: Samuel Grief, MD, Associate Professor in Clinical Family Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Support: This medical education program was made possible through an educational grant from McKesson Health Solutions
The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians / Family Practice Education Network is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Category 1
The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians/Family Practice Education Network designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit ™. Physicians should claim commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit Expiration: April 22, 2013
This Enduring Material activity, Managing Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins April 22, 2011. The term of approval is for two year(s) from this date, with option for yearly renewal. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians adheres to the conflict of interest policy of the ACCME and the AMA. It is the policy of Illinois AFP to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All individuals in a position to control the content in our programs are expected to disclose any relationships they may have with commercial companies whose products or services may be mentioned so that participants may evaluate the objectivity of the presentations. In addition, any discussion of off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices will be disclosed by the faculty. Only those participants who have no conflict of interest or who agree to an identified resolution process prior to their participation were involved in the CME activity.
Speaker & Faculty Disclosures:
Samuel Grief, MD disclosed being a consultant for Trivita, Inc (vitamin supplements). Jeffrey Tiemstra, MD, Lisa Rone, MD, Daniel Yohanna, MD & Nancy Gazdziak, RN, MS, APN disclosed no relevant financial relationship or interest with a proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.
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