ADHD

ADHD Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 2 (ADHD2) Topics Include: Distinguish Between Anxiety and ADHD in Children, ADHD in Older Adults, Side Effects of ADHD Medications, Appropriate Stimulants, Treatment of ADHD Disorder, and more.

To view topic outline of the short course, select the Course Type (Short) below:

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Full Course:
ADHD
Full Course Price:
$540
Short Course:
ADHD2A,ADHD2B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Personality Disorders/Pediatric Psychiatry

Recognize personality disorders in patients presenting with other conditions; Explain the importance of diagnosing personality disorders in patients with other psychiatric disorders; Manage a patient with a personality disorder; Distinguish between anxiety disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children; Select medications for a child with both anxiety and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

ADHD Across the Lifespan

Choose stimulant medications for children with ADHD on the basis of evidence from comparative studies; Assess findings of key studies analyzing the efficacy of combined therapies for ADHD; Develop effective treatment plans for ADHD across the patient's lifespan; Counsel patients and family members about the benefits of different interventions to ensure adherence to therapy; Promote collaboration between family, school, and clinicians in caring for children with ADHD.

Update on ADHD

Assess the findings of the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder with respect to substance use disorders; Identify regions of the brain involved in the pathogenesis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Prescribe appropriate therapy for a patient with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Weigh the risks and benefits of stimulants used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Evaluate evidence supporting warnings issued by the FDA for stimulant medications used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

ADHD/Mindfulness

Recognize the clinical presentation of ADHD in older adults; List criteria for diagnosis of ADHD and comorbid disorders; Individualize treatment for adults with ADHD; Explain the role of mindfulness in physical and psychological health; Counsel various patient populations about the benefits of mindfulness.

ADHD/Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Describe the different types of stimulant and nonstimulant therapies available for attentiondeficit/hyperactivity disorder; Assess children for potential adverse effects of medical treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Evaluate the evidence for dietary interventions for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Ask questions to identify obsessive-compulsive disorder in children; Determine which type of treatment is most appropriate for a child with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Update on ADHD

Discuss the pitfalls associated with accurately diagnosing ADHD; Utilize stimulant medications first-line as treatment for school-age children and adolescents with ADHD; Identify appropriate situations for the use of nonstimulant medications; Recognize and manage side effects of ADHD medications; Review evidence-based interventions that complement pharmacologic management of ADHD.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Assess the findings of the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder with respect to substance use disorders; Identify regions of the brain involved in the pathogenesis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Prescribe appropriate therapy for a patient with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Weigh the risks and benefits of stimulants used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Evaluate evidence supporting warnings issued by the FDA for stimulant medications used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

The Intersection of ADHD and Substance Abuse

Diagnose attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and common comorbidities; Manage concomitant attention attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorder in adolescents; Explain the pathophysiology of the observed association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorder: Choose appropriate stimulants for patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Characterize misuse among college students.

QUALIFIES FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Neuropsychiatry of Depression/ADHD and Conduct Disorder

List common causes of suicide in the United States; Discuss the potential role of psychedelic drugs in the treatment of depression; Explain the associations among attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, and antisocial personality disorder; Identify risk factors for chronic criminal offending; Teach clinical staff members about methods for minimizing nonmedical use of stimulants.

ADHD/Sports-Related Injuries

Evaluate patients with suspected attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder using the criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, and self-rating scales; Provide patients with effective options for treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Select patients most likely to benefit from nonsurgical treatment of common ankle, knee, and shoulder injuries; Optimize recovery and safe return to play in athletes with concussion; Recognize the risk factors for, and causes of, heat illness, vasovagal syncope, and overtraining syndrome.

Personality Disorders/Pediatric Psychiatry

Recognize personality disorders in patients presenting with other conditions; Explain the importance of diagnosing personality disorders in patients with other psychiatric disorders; Manage a patient with a personality disorder; Distinguish between anxiety disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children; Select medications for a child with both anxiety and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

ADHD Across the Lifespan

Choose stimulant medications for children with ADHD on the basis of evidence from comparative studies; Assess findings of key studies analyzing the efficacy of combined therapies for ADHD; Develop effective treatment plans for ADHD across the patient's lifespan; Counsel patients and family members about the benefits of different interventions to ensure adherence to therapy; Promote collaboration between family, school, and clinicians in caring for children with ADHD.

ADHD/Mindfulness

Recognize the clinical presentation of ADHD in older adults; List criteria for diagnosis of ADHD and comorbid disorders; Individualize treatment for adults with ADHD; Explain the role of mindfulness in physical and psychological health; Counsel various patient populations about the benefits of mindfulness.

Update on ADHD

Discuss the pitfalls associated with accurately diagnosing ADHD; Utilize stimulant medications first-line as treatment for school-age children and adolescents with ADHD; Identify appropriate situations for the use of nonstimulant medications; Recognize and manage side effects of ADHD medications; Review evidence-based interventions that complement pharmacologic management of ADHD.

The Intersection of ADHD and Substance Abuse

Diagnose attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and common comorbidities; Manage concomitant attention attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorder in adolescents; Explain the pathophysiology of the observed association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorder: Choose appropriate stimulants for patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Characterize misuse among college students.

QUALIFIES FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Update on ADHD

Assess the findings of the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder with respect to substance use disorders; Identify regions of the brain involved in the pathogenesis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Prescribe appropriate therapy for a patient with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Weigh the risks and benefits of stimulants used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Evaluate evidence supporting warnings issued by the FDA for stimulant medications used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

ADHD/Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Describe the different types of stimulant and nonstimulant therapies available for attentiondeficit/hyperactivity disorder; Assess children for potential adverse effects of medical treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Evaluate the evidence for dietary interventions for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Ask questions to identify obsessive-compulsive disorder in children; Determine which type of treatment is most appropriate for a child with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Assess the findings of the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder with respect to substance use disorders; Identify regions of the brain involved in the pathogenesis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Prescribe appropriate therapy for a patient with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Weigh the risks and benefits of stimulants used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Evaluate evidence supporting warnings issued by the FDA for stimulant medications used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Neuropsychiatry of Depression/ADHD and Conduct Disorder

List common causes of suicide in the United States; Discuss the potential role of psychedelic drugs in the treatment of depression; Explain the associations among attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, and antisocial personality disorder; Identify risk factors for chronic criminal offending; Teach clinical staff members about methods for minimizing nonmedical use of stimulants.

ADHD/Sports-Related Injuries

Evaluate patients with suspected attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder using the criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, and self-rating scales; Provide patients with effective options for treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Select patients most likely to benefit from nonsurgical treatment of common ankle, knee, and shoulder injuries; Optimize recovery and safe return to play in athletes with concussion; Recognize the risk factors for, and causes of, heat illness, vasovagal syncope, and overtraining syndrome.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Family PracticePediatricsPsychiatry and Psychology

If you have taken the current ADHD CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in ADHD plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.