The role of the pediatrician in the care and management of children with ADHD can be challenging. This course will discuss the components of evidence-based psychosocial interventions for youth with ADHD and the primary care provider’s role in supporting utilization of these strategies. The course will also cover pharmacologic interventions, how to manage side effects and examine developmental considerations in the treatment of ADHD.
- Jamie Alyson Hom, MD, Psychiatrist with the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and the Autism Integrated Care Program at CHOP
- Jennifer Mautone, PhD, NCSP, ABPP, Psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at CHOP
- Describe pharmacologic interventions for ADHD in children and adolescents and how to manage side effects.
- Recognize developmental considerations in the treatment of ADHD.
- Discuss components of evidence-based psychosocial intervention for youth with ADHD, and pediatrician's roles in supporting utilization of these strategies.
ACCME Accreditation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure Statement: Jamie Hom MD (Speaker), Jennifer Mautone, PhD (Speaker), Alison Zisser, PhD, (Speaker), Katie Lockwood, MD MEd, (CHOP Talks Course Director), and Monica S. Williams (CME Planner) and others as appropriate have no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest to disclose.