Bipolar Disorder and Measurement-based Care
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Availability
On-Demand
Expires on Jun 18, 2026
Credit Offered
1 CME Credit
1 NCPD Credit
1 Psych CE Credit
1 SW CE Credit
1 COP Credit

Measurement-based care (MBC) is a clinical strategy involving regular symptom measurement and assessment, and using those finding to inform clinical decision-making. MBC is effective and commonly used in treatment of individuals with major depression, though less is known about use of MBC in treatment of individuals with bipolar disorder. This webinar will review MBC principles, specific measures for potential use in bipolar disorder care, and strategies for MBC in bipolar disorder.  

Format

Recorded webinar, non-interactive, self-paced distance learning activity with post-test.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe principles of Measurement-based care. 
  • List measures of bipolar disorder symptoms. 
  • Explain factors to consider when choosing a measure for use in clinical care.  

Outline

  • Introduce principles of measurement-based care  
  • Review case example and clinical trial of measurement-based care  
  • Review options of measuring bipolar disorder symptoms  
  • Review factors to consider when choosing measure for use in clinical care  
  • Presenter Q&A 

Target Audience

Counselor, Nurse/Nurse Practitioner, Physician (Non-psychiatrist), Physician Assistant, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Social Worker, Peer Specialist/Peer Support  

Instructional Level

Intermediate 

Estimate Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 1.0 hour
Program Start Date: June 18, 2023
Program End Date: June 18, 2026

Ongoing Interdisciplinary Discussion Board

If there are any topics covered in this webinar that you would like to discuss with colleagues in the mental health field, post a question or comment on SMI Adviser’s Webinar Roundtable Topics discussion board (https://smiadviser.org/discussion).This is an easy way to network and share ideas with other clinicians who participate in this webinar.

How to Earn Credit

Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, nursing continuing professional development pharmacology contact hours (NCPD, formerly CNE), CE credit for psychologists, CE credit for social workers, or a certificate of participation may do so by viewing the live presentation and completing the evaluation. Participants claiming CE credit for psychologists and those claiming CE credit for Social workers, must have full attendance to claim credit. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians), NCPD (nurses), CE certificate (psychologists), CE certificate (social workers) or certificate of participation (other disciplines) showing the event date and hours earned.  

Continuing Education Credit

Physicians

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists

The American Psychiatric Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. American Psychiatric Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Nurses/Nurse Practitioners

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Social Workers 

American Psychiatric Association, provider #1743, 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 as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. American Psychiatric Association maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 06/18/2021-07/11/22. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 (clinical) continuing education credits.

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

All financial relationships relevant to this activity have been mitigated.

Instructor

  • Joseph Cerimele, MD is an Assistant Professor and Director of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds at University of Washington School of Medicine. His current clinical work includes consulting to a primary care clinic utilizing a collaborative care model and attending on the inpatient psychiatry unit and the inpatient psychiatry consultation service at UWMC. His primary interests include improving recognition and quality of care of patients with psychiatric illnesses seen in primary care clinics. His current research in primary care focuses on the care of individuals with bipolar disorder.  He also interested in promoting smoking cessation through tobacco use treatment in individuals with psychiatric illnesses. Dr. Cerimele Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests. 

Planners

  • Teri Brister, PhD, LPC, National Alliance on Mental Illness. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Amy N. Cohen, PhD, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Tristan Gorrindo, MD, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Sherin Khan, LCSW, Thresholds. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Donna Rolin, PhD, APRN, University of Texas at Austin. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.  
Reviewers
  • Donna Rolin, PhD, APRN, University of Texas at Austin. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests. (Reviewed on 6/4/2023)

Accessibility for Participants with Disabilities

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Technical Requirements

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using any of the following:

  • The latest and 2nd latest public versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari
  • Internet Explorer 11+

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Optimal System Configuration:

  • Browser: Google Chrome (latest and 2nd latest version), Safari (latest and 2nd latest version), Internet Explorer 11.0+, Firefox (latest and 2nd latest version), or Microsoft Edge (latest and 2nd latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows versions 8.1+, Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) +, Android (latest and 2nd latest version), or iOS/iPad OS (latest and 2nd latest version)
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements:

  • Windows PC: Windows 8.1 or higher; 1 GB (for 32-bit)/2 GB (for 64-bit) or higher RAM; Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
  • Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher with latest updates installed; Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster) processor; 512 MB or higher RAM; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content

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Funding for SMI Adviser was made possible by Grant No. SM080818 from SAMHSA of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, SAMHSA/HHS or the U.S. Government.
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