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ADHD Medications: The Pharmacist's Role in Managing Side Effects

Program Type

Monograph

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Offline Date:

Friday, June 23, 2017

ACPE Expiration Date

Monday, June 18, 2018

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist

Cost

$0.00

  • Overview

    Pharmacists serve as valuable resources in the education of patients and their caregivers on ADHD medications. With a solid understanding of the appropriate use, therapeutic efficacy, monitoring, and management of side effects of commonly used ADHD medications, pharmacists can be at the forefront for addressing patient questions and concerns regarding ADHD therapy.

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    Handouts

    Homestudy PDF:   homestudypdf_0798999915103H01.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Maryland Pharmacists Association
  • Nurse

    Describe the role of each medication class in ADHD pharmacotherapy.
    Identify general safety and efficacy monitoring parameters for patients taking ADHD medications.
    Compare and contrast side effects among the various classes of FDA-approved ADHD medications.
    Given a patient case, recommend an appropriate intervention to minimize side effects experienced by a child taking a medication for ADHD.


    Pharmacist

    Describe the role of each medication class in ADHD pharmacotherapy.
    Identify general safety and efficacy monitoring parameters for patients taking ADHD medications.
    Compare and contrast side effects among the various classes of FDA-approved ADHD medications.
    Given a patient case, recommend an appropriate intervention to minimize side effects experienced by a child taking a medication for ADHD.

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-9999-15-103-H01-P

    Pharmacist 0798-9999-15-103-H01-P

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher
Adobe Acrobat Reader


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 
 

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