Improving patient safety: Lithium


Lithium and bipolar

This module aims to provide an overview of the use of lithium in bipolar disorder. 

Learning objectives:

After reading this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to:    

  • Explain the treatment strategies for acute mania, acute bipolar depression and longer term treatment
  • Describe the monitoring and interactions of lithium
  • Support patients taking lithium and understand the challenges they face.

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