1017-22: ADHD Across the Lifespan: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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1017-22: ADHD Across the Lifespan: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment

This interactive presentation will emphasize current research and evidence-based practice guidelines to assess and treat children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD. We will also consider the impact of trauma and comorbidities on symptomology and treatment. This evidence will improve psychiatric nurse practitioners’ skills and confidence to provide competent, patient-centered care.

  Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures:  The APNA planners and faculty have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Off-label uses will be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  1 hour 42 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify 2 evidence-based practice guidelines to direct assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with ADHD across the lifespan.

Keywords:  ADHD

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
1.5 contact hours (0.5 of which is pharmacology).  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 36th Annual Conference
Long Beach, CA

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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