SearchCME LoginCE Login Show Cart
NACE: National Association For Continuing Education 866-266-6223 9a am to 5 pm EST Mon-Fri
CME Course Description
Login to view
Course Activities.

CME Live Virtual Conferences

Go Back

Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA

Speaker Affiliation
Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA
Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Developmental Neuropsychiatry Program
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director, Adult ADHD Treatment & Research Program
PENN Behavioral Health
Philadelphia, PA

: ADHD and Substance Use Disorder
Activity/Course #:
: Free
Release/Start Date:
: May 19 2017
Expiration Date:
: May 18 2020
: Psychiatry
Target Audience:
: Primary Care Providers
: ADHD Dissemination Webcast
Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity:
: 1.0 Hour
: 1.0 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)
Hardware/Software Requirements:
In this 66 minute presentation, Anthony Rostain, MD, MA clearly describes the neural correlates that ADHD patients share with proclivity toward substance abuse. He reviews the risks of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in teenagers, college students and adults, discusses appropriate medication usage and describes multiple treatment approaches (both pharmaceutical and cognitive therapies) that clinicians can use to treat both ADHD and SUD. A trusting clinician-patient relationship is an important key to treatment success.

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

  1. Describe the prevalence, phenomenology and impact of Substance Use Disorders in youth and adults with ADHD.
  2. Identify current theories regarding the links between ADHD and SUD.
  3. Successfully refer to key studies documenting the occurrence of stimulant misuse and abuse among college and university students.
  4. Describe clinical strategies for managing ADHD in the presence of SUD and for reducing the misuse / abuse of stimulant medications in at-risk patients.

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
  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 (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Association for Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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. Faculty disclosures are provided below.

Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA, Speaker, has the following relationships to disclose: Scientific Advisory Board for Alcobra, Ironshore, Pearson; Consultant for AHRQ/SUNY Upstate:; Speaker for WebMD and NACE; Authorship 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, 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 an independent medical educational grant from Shire and an educational grant from Arbor Pharmaceuticals.