Finding Functioning: How to Manage ADHD


Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can make life challenging, often affecting social relationships, academic studies, and even employment. Many prescription medications are available to manage the troublesome behaviors associated with ADHD and improve patient functioning. Let experts guide you through the evidence for the use of pharmacologic therapies and help you discover effective strategies in managing patients with this chronic condition.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Explain the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders–5 criteria for diagnosing children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). 
  2. Describe the range of impairments presented by patients with ADHD.
  3. Identify appropriate pharmacotherapy interventions for managing troublesome behaviors associated with ADHD.
Julie Dopheide,
Learning Level: Level 1
Track: Clinical Patient Care and Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Sunday, March 18
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Music City Center - Room 104A-B
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-18-055-L05-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.1
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