Review of standard and commonly prescribed medications for ADHD in childhood, adolescence, adulthood and older persons. Review of the neurophysiology of ADHD, primarily the effect of Dopamine and Norepinephrine on the frontal lobe. Commonly used screening instruments (Conners, Vanderbilt, Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (aSRS-v1.1) Symptom Checklist. Resources for patient and family education about ADHD. DSM V Criteria for ADHD ( Inattentive Type, Hyperactive Type, Combined Type).
1. Criteria for successful completion: Watch the recording in its entirety and mark lessons as complete. A certificate will be provided and available for download after the final part of the online course is marked as complete.
2. There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those with the ability to control the content of this activity.
3. Montana Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
4. This activity is available for contact hours through 12/31/2024.
Contact hours awarded upon successful completion: 1, including 1 Rx contact hour
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John Honsky, APRN, MSN, MEd, BSN worked as a Primary Family Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He received a BSN from Montana State University College of Nursing and both Masters, one in Psychiatric Nursing and one in Administration and Curriculum Development from Gonzaga University. He is recently retired from Partnership Health Center in Missoula and has also practiced at Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Western Montana Mental Health Center.