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Kent State Hosts Internationally Recognized Mental Health Expert

Mary Moller, DNP, ARNP, PMHCNS-CP, CPRP, FAAN, and internationally recognized expert on mental health, was a featured presenter in a continuing education program co-sponsored by the Ohio Chapter of the American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association (APNA) and the Kent State University College of Nursing. A past president of APNA, Dr. Moller is a nationally recognized expert on bipolar disorder and an advocate for those living with mental illness.

The program, Up the Down Staircase: Managing Bipolar Spectrum Disorder, was held September 19, 2014, on the Kent campus. Attendees were provided with the latest information on the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of the complex symptoms that comprise the DSM-5 diagnostic category of bipolar disorders. Also included was an update on research in the pathophysiology and both pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of the disorder.

In addition to Dr. Moller, legal expert Jan Lanier, BA, JD, presented a continuing education program on how to use social media effectively without compromising confidentiality requirements or violating ethical and legal boundaries.