Online: 2022 Pediatric Pharmacology Update | ADHD

Jean Young, PNP, BC, PMHS discusses classes of medication used to treat ADHD, as well as dosing, administration and side effects of those medications. This program was captured at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware on October 28, 2022.

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Nurses, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:

  1. Identify classes of medications and medications in each class that are used in the treatment of ADHD.
  2. Describe dosing, administration, and side effects of commonly prescribed ADHD medications.
  3. Select an ADHD medication based on its mechanism of action, duration of action, and the individual needs of the patient

 

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this course please contact the Course Coordinator, Allie Goetaski at Alyssa.Goetaski@nemours.org 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 MOC ABS – Surgery
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    The Nemours Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Nemours Foundation designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

  • 1.00 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 1.00 continuing education credits.
Course opens: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
10/27/2024
Cost:
$0.00

Jean Young, PNP, BC, PMHS has been an advanced practice nurse for the past 20 years. During her 8 ½ years at Nemours, Jean has focused her practice on caring for children with developmental and behavioral disorders. Jean provides ongoing medication management for patients with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, anxiety, and other disorders. 

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 MOC ABS – Surgery
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    The Nemours Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Nemours Foundation designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

  • 1.00 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 1.00 continuing education credits.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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