The young and restless: Managing ADHD in children and youth - Sector

The young and restless: Managing ADHD in children and youth

March 1, 2021 - March 1, 2021

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Mawson Lakes Hotel 10 Main St Mawson Lakes Adelaide, SA 5095

This education session will provide a brief introduction to the neuropsychology of ADHD and how allied and primary health professionals can work together to best inform a diagnosis.

 

Will McIntosh and Dr Daham de Silva will provide an overview of pharmacotherapy and introduce available treatment modalities for better patient outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

 

  • Explain how ADHD is a neurodevelopmental condition and discuss the unique role of neuropsychology in objective assessment of ADHD
  • Differentiate clinical subtypes of ADHD
  • Describe how ADHD influences broader neurocognitive functions
  • Summarise how to differentiate ADHD from anxiety – important and often tricky!
  • Provide an overview on pharmacotherapy for the ‘young and restless’.

 

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