Innovations in Management of Bipolar Depression

Join us for this live virtual webinar on diagnostic dilemmas and innovative approaches to treating bipolar depression (BPD). Thomas Schwartz, MD, and Manpreet K. Singh, MD, will present a must-see review of the latest in personalizing BPD management. This interactive webinar will allow health care practitioners to learn about recent advances in the management of this disabling illness.

Register now for this state-of-the-art live virtual webinar!


Tuesday, August 17, 2021

6:30 – 6:35 PM ET: Opening Remarks

6:35 – 7:15 PM ET: Diagnostic Dilemmas in Bipolar Disorder Across the Lifecycle – Dr. Manpreet K. Singh

7:15 – 7:55 PM ET: Personalizing the Treatment of Bipolar Depression – Dr. Thomas Schwartz

7:55 – 8:25 PM ET: Q & A

8:25 – 8:30 PM ET: Closing Remarks


Date / Time
Event Details


Thomas L. Schwartz, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Adult Psychiatric Clinical Services
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
Stanford, California

Program Overview
The primary purpose of this program is to arm clinicians with tools to address the most important and most current challenges in bipolar depression (BPD) by providing a tightly focused update on recent advances and key clinical issues encountered in patients. The program will consist of 2 virtual live interactive lectures on BPD.

Goal Statement
The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge, competence, and performance of learners to assess diagnostic considerations and new and emerging therapies for the treatment of psychiatric illness.

Target Audience 
This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and psychologists engaged in the care of patients with psychiatric illness.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of unipolar vs BPD
  • Describe the latest treatment advances for BPD
  • Recognize the treatment options for BPD in children and adolescents
  • Discuss the potential comorbidities in patients with BPD


Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation 

CCO designates this live activity for up to a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity will be up to 2.0 contact hours.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

CCO designates this continuing education activity for up to 2.0 contact hours (0.2 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-21-105-L01-P.

Type of Activity: Application

Upon successfully completing the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Physician Assistant Continuing Medical Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for up to 2.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Psychologist Continuing Education

Continuing education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

This activity will offer up to 2.0 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Social Work Continuing Education

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) 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 under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CCO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course will receive up to 2.0 continuing education credits.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.