ADHD: A Brief Review

Hours: 1.25
Course Number: 0022

ADHD: A Brief Review is a 1 hour course that provides an overview of the disorder. The course reviews possible causes of ADHD and lists 3 subtypes of the disorder. The use of pharmacological agents (psychostimulants, etc.) prescribed for individuals diagnosed with ADHD and non-pharmacological management (behavioral therapy) of ADHD are also discussed throughout the course.

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Course Details

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), possible causes, subtypes and treatment options for ADHD.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe possible causes of ADHD
  2. Describe 3 subtypes of ADHD
  3. Review pharmacological agents prescribed for ADHD
  4. Describe management of ADHD

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

Certifications

Personal Care Home Administrators


1.25 HOURS
This training session is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f). Approved for 1.25 hours of continuing education for PCH Administrators.