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Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis (BIPDD)

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Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsAn incurable mental illness, bipolar disorder (previously called manic-depression) produces episodes of major depression alternating with episodes of mania in its sufferers. Patients experience alterations in mood, behavior, and cognition. Moreover, other aspects of brain functioning such as sensory perception, appetite, or sleep-wake cycle regulation are altered. This course reviews how bipolar disorder can be diagnosed.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Mania and Hypomania
6. Depression
7. Rapid Cycling and Mixed Episodes
8. Progress Check

9. Objectives
10. Bipolar I and II Disorders
11. Mania Due to a Medical Condition
12. Cyclothymia
13. Bipolar Disorder NOS
14. Progress Check

15. Objectives
16. Survey of Rating Scales
17. Progress Check

18. Summary


Describe the clinical manifestations of bipolar disorder.
Differentiate the qualitative features of bipolar mania and depression.
Understand the features of cyclothymia.
Differentiate between bipolar I and bipolar II disorders.
Describe the bipolar disorders 'not otherwise specified' (NOS).
Review the medical or physiological conditions that can lead to a secondary manic state.
List the benefits and weaknesses of each rating scale.
Understand the features of the common psychiatric rating scales used for assessing bipolar disorder.

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  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
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