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Bipolar Disorder Awareness

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This course is designed to give a wide knowledge of Bipolar Disorder to ensure that students can effectively assist people in managing their episodes. Through the five units you will be introduced to the effects of Bipolar Disorder and how to deal with these.

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Course description

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All about this course

Bipolar Disorder is often misunderstood. This course seeks to inform you of what this mental illness is and how it affects sufferers and those around them. The symptoms of Bipolar will be explained as well as successful techniques to deal with both manic and depressive episodes.

This course is perfect for anyone who works with or simply knows a person with Bipolar Disorder. With the main aspects of Bipolar explained, students will finish the course with a much deeper knowledge of how to assist people who have this mental illness.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Understanding Bipolar Disorder – In this first unit we will look at different types of bipolar disorder and how these are categorised. We will also consider different factors which can contribute to an increased risk of developing bipolar disorder. These factors include genetic, chemical, personality and environmental differences. Each one will be explored and the risks associated examined.
  • Unit 2 – Experiences of individuals with Bipolar Disorder Throughout this section of the course we will look at the symptoms associated with bipolar disorder. We will cover both manic and depressive symptoms as well as the feelings and behaviours associated with each.
  • Unit 3 – How Bipolar Disorder affects others – Now we will look at how bipolar disorder affects people and those around them. This will include close family, friends, parents as well as the stigma attached to such a mental issue. Here we will also look at issues that bipolar disorder can cause such as relationship, health, work and family issues.
  • Unit 4 – Medical intervention and managing episodes – In this part of the course we will consider different types of interventions and ways to manage episodes. We will look at a wide variety of methods as well as the four main types of medical intervention that may be needed for someone who has bipolar disorder including – medication, hospitalisation, therapy and referral to a specialist, such as a psychiatrist.
  • Unit 5 – How to help people with Bipolar Disorder – In this final unit of the course we will look at alternative ways to help those with bipolar disorder and different lines of support available. These include local support groups, education regarding the condition and health centres.
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Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.


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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Bipolar Disorder Awareness course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Bipolar Disorder Awareness course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Bipolar Disorder Awareness course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

Bipolar Disorder Awareness course
Bipolar Disorder Awareness
£20 + VAT