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Advanced ADHD: Stimulants and Alternatives in Pediatric Primary Care

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Primary care providers who care for children and adolescents with ADHD.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain how to switch between stimulants when treating ADHD in pediatric populations.
  • Identify alternatives to stimulants when treating ADHD in pediatric populations.
  • Identify areas for anticipatory guidance for families of children and adolescents with ADHD.

Joint Sponsor Statement - Note: This Accreditation Statement Supersedes All Other Statements

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Pennsylvania Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits'. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Other health care professionals are awarded .10 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 1.0 contact hours. Faculty for this activity have been requested to identify significant financial or other relationships with manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or with provider(s) of any commercial service(s) which might affect the balance of their presentation.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  •   Schlesinger AB, Campo JV. Promoting access to quality psychopharmacology services for youths. Pediatr Ann. 2007. Sep 36(9):543-51.
  •  Cutler AJ, Mattingly GW. Beyond the Pill: New medication delivery options for ADHD. CNS Spectr. 2017 Dec; 22(6): 463-474. doi 10.10107/S1092852916000936. 

Authors:
Abigail Schlesinger, MD — Chief, Behavioral Science Division, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Medical Director, Outpatient Behavioral Health and Child and Family Counseling Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Associate Professor, Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.