Mental Health


CPD Points: 8

This pack contains courses on depression and bipolar disorder, medications for psychosis and anxiety, eating disorders and motivational interviewing for addiction, smoking, and overeating.


Course Description

This course contains the following topics:

Depression and Bipolar Disorder – Kevin R. Patterson, MD
Medications for Psychosis and Anxiety – Heather Sakely, PharmD
Eating Disorders – Edward J. Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP
Motivational Interviewing: Addiction, Smoking, and Overeating – Patricia McGuire, MD

What you will learn

Those who complete the entire program should be able to:

  • Review the definitions of depression and bipolar disorder and related issues such as screening and suicide
  • Understand the side effects and secondary actions of major antidepressant medications and bipolar treatments
  • Utilize depression typing and differences in antidepressant action to make well-informed decisions in antidepressant prescribing
  • Utilize DSM-V criteria to diagnose patient eating disorders
  • Screen female athletes for eating disorders
  • Create treatment plans for disordered eating that involve medical, nutritional and psychological approaches, and coordinate care for patients who require referral to other healthcare professionals