Online Course » ADHD: Diagnosis and Treatment

Course Description:
ADHD is one of the most common psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence. This course provides relevant information on diagnosis and treatment.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, you should be able to
  • Describe the impact of ADHD on patients and their families; and
  • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.
Author Bio:
Harlan R. Gephart, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle and practices in Bellevue, WA. He is a member of the editorial boards of Contemporary Pediatrics and Journal Watch - Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Gephart also serves as the pediatric delegate to the American Board of Medical Specialists and is a member of the Future of Pediatric Education II Project (FOPE II), the national joint task force of pediatric societies studying pediatric practice and education into the 21st century.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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