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Training Topics: ADHD 2

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this activity is to provide primary care clinicians with tools designed to help them identify, diagnose and treat juvenile depression and ADHD in children and youth (ages 21 and under).

Audience:

Primary Care Clinicians including, Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Internists, Psychiatrists, and Child Psychiatrists

Treatment and Management of ADHD

Speakers: Michael Naylor, MD, Toya Clay, MD, Kamaria Bond, LCSW

Module 4: Treatment and management of ADHD workshop

  1. Determine when treatment in primary care setting is feasible and when to refer out for specialized evaluation and management including school-based evaluation for co-morbid learning disorders and family support services using stepped care algorithm.
  2. Determine when to initiate ADHD medication(s) using stepped-care algorithm.
  3. Formulate a management guide for initiation, titration, and ongoing monitoring of ADHD medication(s) using stepped-care algorithm.
  4. Recognize categories of ADHD medications and risks and benefits of each.
  5. Identify psychosocial interventions including those that can be integrated into the primary care setting.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of (5.0) AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (5.0) will be available to Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies.  Illinois Board License 159-000112.  Note:  Nursing CEU's are not available at this time.