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Activity Dates: 05/10/2021 - 04/23/2024

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Target Audience

This course is designed for pharmacists, nurse practitioners or other health care professionals involved in the comprehensive medication management of psychiatric and/or neurological patients.

Session Summary

ADHD is common in both pediatric and adult patients with a high prevalence of coexisting psychiatric and medical diagnoses. Medication options for the treatment of ADHD, while effective, have the potential to exacerbate coexisting conditions. This session will provide an evidence-based look at the challenges and recommendations for optimal medication management of complex cases of ADHD.

Course Requirements

You will proceed through the following steps to satisfactorily complete this course:

  • Sign in (or create a FREE account).
  • Register for this course. (sign in first)
  • Review the full content of the activity and reflect upon its teachings.
  • Complete the post-test at the end of the activity no later than the closing activity date. (sign in first)
  • Complete the evaluation at the end of the activity. (sign in first)
  • If necessary, complete the post-test retest no later than the closing activity date. (sign in first)
  • Receive a passing grade (70%).
  • Provide the necessary details in your profile to ensure correct reporting by CPNP to CPE Monitor. (sign in first)

Upon successful completion, ACPE credit is reported within 24 hours to CPE Monitor although transcripts can be retrieved by participants online in their ACPE Transcript.

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Julie A. Dopheide, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP

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Learning Objectives

  1. Estimate the prevalence of adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with coexisting psychiatric conditions including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, and personality disorders.
  2. Given a patient case, select an appropriate treatment plan for a patient with ADHD and a coexisting psychiatric or medical condition.
  3. Evaluate the risks and benefit of stimulant treatment for a patient with ADHD and coexisting psychiatric or medical conditions.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Dates: 05/10/2021 - 04/23/2024
ACPE Contact Hours: 1
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-21-018-H01-P (Knowledge)
Nursing Credit Reminder: Note that ACPE credit is accepted for certification renewal.

ACPEThe College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.