1002: Bipolar Disorder and Severe Irritability in Youth: Diagnosis and Treatment
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1002: Bipolar Disorder and Severe Irritability in Youth: Diagnosis and Treatment

 

Speaker: Ellen Leibenluft, MD – Chief, Section on Bipolar Spectrum Disorders, Emotion and Development Branch, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health

 

Disclosures: Discussion of off-label uses will take place during this presentation.  The speaker and the activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
*Note: It is recommended for learners to carefully review the session handouts while listening to the podcast in order to pass the post test.

 

Session Length: 90 minutes


Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Understand the controversies surrounding the diagnosis of bipolar disorder in pediatrics.
2. Understand changes in the DSM-5 related to the diagnosis of DMDD.
3. Understand data that is relevant to the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder and severe irritability in youth.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
1.5 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
Friday, June 21, 2013 – 8:00am–9:30am
APNA 11th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute
Reston, Virginia

 

Release Date:
The contact hours for this session expire: July 31, 2015

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.