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Innovations in Management of Bipolar Depression
  • CME
  • CE

Credits Available
Physicians: maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Registered Nurses: 1.5 Nursing contact hours
Pharmacists: 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs)
Psychologists: 1.5 APA CE Credits
Physician Assistants: maximum of 1.5 hours of AAPA Category I CME credits
Social Workers: 1.5 ACE CE Credits
Released: October 25, 2021 Expiration: October 24, 2022
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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC

Contact Clinical Care Options

For customer support please email: customersupport@cealliance.com

Mailing Address
Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Supported by educational grants from
AbbVie
Intra-Cellular Therapies
Thomas L. Schwartz, MD
Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of unipolar vs bipolar depression
  • Describe the latest treatment advances for bipolar depression
  • Recognize the treatment options for bipolar depression in children and adolescents
  • Discuss the potential comorbidities in patients with bipolar depression

Information on this Educational Activity

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:

Faculty

Thomas L. Schwartz, MD

Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York

Thomas L. Schwartz, MD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS

Associate Professor and Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Faculty
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS, has disclosed that she has received funds for research support from Allergan and Johnson & Johnson and consulting fees from Limbix and Sunovion.

Staff

Julie Skowronski, FNP-BC
Julie Skowronski, NP, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Mark Christiansen, PhD, PA-C
Mark Christiansen, PA-C, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Stephanie Filice, LICSW
Stephanie Filice, LICSW, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Stephen Skiffington, PhD
Stephen Skiffington, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Lisa Phipps, PharmD, PhD
Lisa Phipps, PharmD, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Aditi Nadkarni, PhD
Aditi Nadkarni, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Prakash Masand, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Clinical Education Alliance
Adjunct Professor
Duke-NUS
New York, New York

Prakash Masand, MD, has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from AbbVie/Allergan, Acadia, Eisai, Intra-Cellular Therapies, Lundbeck, Sunovion, and Takeda; fees for non-CME services from AbbVie/Allergan, Intra-Cellular Therapies, Lundbeck, Sunovion, and Takeda; and funds for research support from AbbVie/Allergan.
Shelia K. Patterson, PhD
Shelia K. Patterson, PhD, has disclosed that she has ownership interest in Alcon, Novartis, Pfizer, Teva, Viatris, and Zimmer Biomet.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and psychologists engaged in the care of patients with psychiatric illness.

Goal

The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge, competence, and performance of learners to assess diagnostic considerations and new and emerging therapies for the treatment of psychiatric illness.

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this enduring material 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.

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.5 contact hours.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-21-226-H01-P.

Type of Activity: Application

Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 70% or better and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Psychologist Continuing Education

Continuing education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

This activity offers 1.5 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Physician Assistant Continuing Medical Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until October 24, 2022. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Social Work Continuing Education

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CCO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1.5 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from October 25, 2021, through October 24, 2022:

1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.

You must receive a test score of at least 70% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

Innovations in Management of Bipolar Depression
  • CME
  • CE

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In this interactive recording of a live CCO webinar, Thomas L. Schwartz, MD, and Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS, discuss diagnostic dilemmas in bipolar disorder across the lifespan, as well as personalizing the treatment of bipolar depression.
Thomas L. Schwartz, MD
Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS
Physicians: maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Registered Nurses: 1.5 Nursing contact hours
Pharmacists: 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs)
Psychologists: 1.5 APA CE Credits
Physician Assistants: maximum of 1.5 hours of AAPA Category I CME credits
Social Workers: 1.5 ACE CE Credits
Released: October 25, 2021 Expiration: October 24, 2022

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