CNA: Is It Bipolar Disorder?
The goal of this course is to help CNAs learn about bipolar disorder - signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.

Course Publication Date: October 11, 2023

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:CNA-BIPOLAR-24
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:CNA Registered Courses
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the signature characteristic of bipolar disorder.

  • Describe what diagnosis of bipolar disorder is based on.

  • Discuss treatment and drugs used for this condition.

  • State the three main subdivisions of bipolar disorder.

  • List three signs and symptoms of the manic phase and the depressive phase of bipolar disorder.

  • Describe ‘mixed affective episodes.’

  • Discuss causes of bipolar disorder.

  • State three conditions commonly occurring with bipolar disorder.

  • Name three medications used for bipolar disorder.

  • Discuss three lifestyle changes that might be necessary for people with bipolar.


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