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Speaker
Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA

Speaker Affiliation
Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA
Director, Adult ADHD Treatment & Research Program
Penn Behavioral Health, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

email: info@adhdinadults.com
Title
: Cardiovascular Safety of ADHD Medication Treatments
Activity/Course #:
: NCMEDP115
Cost:
: Free
Release/Start Date:
: Mar 25 2014
Expiration Date:
: Dec 31 2017
Topics:
: Psychiatry
Target Audience:
: Primary Care Providers
Format:
: ADHD Dissemination Webcast
Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity:
: 1.0 Hours
Credit(s):
: 1.0 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)
Hardware/Software Requirements:
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This 56 minute presentation with Anthony Rostain, MD answers questions regarding the safety of stimulant medications for use in ADHD patients. Viewers become familiar with the extensive research showing the overall safety and efficacy of stimulant medications, and the “at risk” factors which warrant a PCP’s attention and follow-through.

Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, the reader should be better able to:

  1. Screen for cardiovascular risk before prescribing ADHD medications
  2. Discuss with your patients the medication alternatives in treating ADHD
  3. Monitor your patients safely when prescribing ADHD medications
  4. Refer ADHD patients out to cardiology when cardiovascular risk is identified

This webcast was recorded live and is being used with the permission of the presenter.

How To Obtain Your CME Certificate

  1. Register for the course at www.naceonline.com.
  2. View the content.
  3. Complete and submit the post-test and evaluation.
  4. A minimum passing score of 60% must be earned on the post-test in order to complete the CME activity.
  5. Print your CME certificate.
Sponsored and Certified By
National Association for Continuing Education
Accreditation Designation Statement
The National Association for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Association for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty Disclosure Policy
Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure: It is the policy of the National Association for Continuing Education to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the National Association for Continuing Education are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure is provided below.

Anthony L. Rostain, M.D., M.A. Speaker and Activity Planning Committee, has the following relationships to disclose: Consultant for Shire and Research Foundation of SUNY; Author for Routledge/Taylor Francis Group.

Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D., Activity Planning Committee, has the following relationships to disclose: co-owner of Specialty Press, Inc. and Health Link Systems, Inc.

Jonathan Marx, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Michelle Frisch, MPH, CCMEP, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Alan Goodstat, LCSW, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Cheryl C. Kay, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.
Commercial Support
ADHD in Adults was originally supported by a generous grant from the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Continued support was provided by independent medical educational grant from Shire; and an educational grant from Arbor Pharmaceuticals.