Clearing the Path for the Accurate Diagnosis & Optimal Treatment of Bipolar Depression

Activity Overview

Bipolar disorder is a serious and chronic psychiatric disorder associated with substantial symptomatology, morbidity, and an increased risk of premature mortality, owing to both, a predominance of bipolar depression, as well as, numerous medical comorbidities. Join us for this live event, to hear 2 clinical experts discuss the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar depression, highlighting the role of psychiatric nursing professionals in these processes. And then stick around for the final third of the event, where we will bring a surprise expert panelist on stage!

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Expires: July 28, 2021

Target Audience

This activity is intended for psychiatric advanced practice nurses (APNs), nurse practitioners (NPs), clinical nurse specialists (CNS), and registered nurses (RNs) who are directly involved with diagnosing and managing pediatric patients with bipolar depression.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this education activity, participants should be better able to:

1. Apply established screening tools and diagnostic criteria to readily identify patients with bipolar depression
2. Employ current efficacy, safety, and tolerability data on effective treatments for patients with bipolar depression
3. Utilize effective strategies to improve outcomes in patients with bipolar depression

Activity Faculty


Sara Jones, PhD, RN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP (Chair)

Associate Professor
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Nursing
Little Rock, Arkansas


James Sloan Manning, MD

Family Physician
Novant Health Salem Family Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina


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