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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
: Managing Medical Comorbidities in Adult ADHD Treatment
Activity/Course #:
: NCMEDP119
Cost:
: Free
Release/Start Date:
: Aug 01 2016
Expiration Date:
: Jul 31 2018
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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In this one-hour session, Anthony L. Rostain, MD MA reviews the numerous medical conditions which are most commonly present with adult ADHD and can in fact be triggers for diagnosing ADHD – smoking, eating disorders, substance abuse, and others. Dr. Rostain reviews the list of ADHD medications and their appropriate use with comorbid conditions, as well as discussing ADHD and pregnancy, ADHD and lifestyle management, and side effects of ADHD medications.

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

1. Choose to screen for ADHD based upon known and existing patient medical conditions.
2. Select appropriate ADHD medications.
3. Monitor and managing common medical side effects of stimulant medications.
4. Screen for cardiovascular conditions to increase medication safety.
5. Discuss with patients the management of health and well being.

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 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, MD, MA, Speaker and Activity Planning Committee, has the following relationships to disclose: Scientific Advisory Board for Alcobra, Pearson, Ironshore and Shire; Consultant for Major League Baseball, National Football League and AHRQ/SUNY Upstate; Educational Presentations for WebMD and NACE; Authorship (Royalties) from 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, CHCP, 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.