401-21: Current Concepts in the Neurobiology and Psychopharmacology of ADHD Across the Lifecycle

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401-21:  Current Concepts in the Neurobiology and Psychopharmacology of ADHD Across the Lifecycle

Benefit from a comprehensive overview of the neurobiological basis of ADHD, patterns of comorbidity and dysfunctions associated with it, and an overview of the available safe and effective treatments to improve it.

  Joseph Biederman, MD

Disclosures:  The presenter has indicated a significant financial interest or other affiliation with Genentech, Headspace Inc., Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Roche TCRC Inc., Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., Takeda/Shire Pharmaceuticals Inc., Tris, Akili, Avekshan LLC, Jazz Pharma, Shire/Takeda, Department of Psychiatry at MGH, Biomarin, Bracket Global, Cogstate, Ingenix, Medavent Prophase, Shire, Sunovion, and Theravance. Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Session Length:
  1 hour 17 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN, RN

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

  • Understand the neurobiological basis of ADHD across the lifecycle and the impact of treatments for ADHD on functional outcomes.

Keywords:  ADHD, Neurobiology, Lifecycle

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
1.5 pharmacology contact hours.  * 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.

The contact hours for this session expire:  June 30, 2023

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