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ADHD Management Across the Ages



Steven Pliszka, MD
Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry
UT Health San Antonio

Learning Objectives
  • Distinguish clinical features, diagnosis, and clinical monitoring tools for best-practice treatment of ADHD in child, adolescent, adult, and aging populations
  • Appraise the current understanding of the efficacy and safety of ADHD treatments, workup, and the impact of comorbid disease states across the age spectrum
  • Compare the current and near-horizon ADHD treatments (psychotherapy, nutritional, pharmacotherapy, and “video games”) with regard to mechanism of action, duration of activity, adverse effects, and cost

Activity Description

This program consists of 1 video and downloadable resources in PDF format.  To begin, take the ungraded pre-test for the module below.  Review the video and handout(s), then complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. CPE credit will automatically upload to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 
 

Continuing Education Credit
 
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.10 CEUs (1.00 contact hour) of continuing education credit. In order to receive 1.00 contact hour of CE credit, the participant must complete the online pre-test (ungraded), watch the included video in its entirety, pass the online post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts), and complete the online evaluation.  Upon successful completion of the course evaluation, continuing pharmacy education credits will automatically be uploaded to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 
Please make sure NABP profile ID and date of birth (month/year) are entered correctly under learner's profile in this system.
 

 

Fee

$10.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

 

 

 

ADHD Management Across the Ages

About the Faculty

Steven Pliszka, MD
Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry
UT Health San Antonio

Steven R. Pliszka, M.D. is Chair of the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He has been a faculty member at UTHSCSA since 1986, joining the Department of Psychiatry after completing his general and child adolescent psychiatry residencies at UTHSCSA. Throughout his career he has been involved in a wide range of administrative, research, clinical and educational activities. Prior to being Chair he served as Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from 1995-2015. His researchhas focused on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related disorders. He has been involved with clinical trials of the most medications used for ADHD. He currently uses functional magnetic imaging to try to understand the mechanisms of action of treatments for ADHD. He has been involved in several projects to integrate mental health services into pediatric primary care. Dr. Pliszka is the author of “Neuroscience for the Mental Health Clinician” and “Treating ADHD and Comorbid Disorders (Guilford Press). He has been very active in the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, authoring the academy’s practice parameters for the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in 2007. Dr. Pliszka has an active clinical practice, caring for many children and adolescents with ADHD and other psychiatric disorders; he also serves as the attending psychiatrist for two residential facilities for children with severe behavioral and emotional disorders.

Disclosure:  Steven R. Pliszka, M.D., has no relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests or conflicts of interest to disclose.


 

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-109-H01-P/T

Release Date: Sep 26, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 25, 2022

CE Hours

1.00