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Clinical Excellence in Adult ADHD: A Comprehensive Curriculum

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About The Course


Delve into key aspects of ADHD through our collection of comprehensive ADHD courses, from the neurobiology and diagnostic criteria of ADHD to understanding its diverse presentations and management strategies. Explore gender differences and comorbidities through interactive case studies, while gaining insights into psychopharmacology, prescribing principles, and legal considerations. You will also learn how to switch ADHD medications and integrate lifestyle interventions for a holistic approach to ADHD psychiatry and treatment.

What You'll Learn


  • Identify the key characteristics and neurobiology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Consider the impacts and progression of adult ADHD across the lifespan of a patient
  • Identify the proposed criteria for correctly diagnosing patients with ADHD
  • Recognise the complexities and differences in the presentation of adult ADHD
  • Discuss management principles and strategies for treating patients with ADHD
  • Consider the gender differences in ADHD presentations
  • Practice diagnostic evaluation, including assessment of comorbidities 
  • Practical application of diagnostic evaluation through interactive case studies
  • Recognise the psychopharmacology of stimulant and non-stimulant medications for ADHD
  • Learn the key principles and general principles of prescribing and switching medications
  • Discuss the legal requirements and implications for prescribing authorities
  • Translate psychopharmacology to clinical practice through case studies
  • Study the principles of ADHD lifestyle interventions: sleep, exercise, activity

Course Programme


4 Units | 26 Modules | 13.5 hours total length

  • Module 1. The Specificities of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Module 2. Adult ADHD and Impacts Across the Lifespan
  • Module 3. Diagnosing Adult ADHD
  • Module 4. Diagnosing ADHD: Application Through a Case Study
  • Module 5. Managing Adult ADHD
  • Module 6. Managing Adult ADHD: Application Through a Case Study
  • Module 7. Knowledge Check
  • Module 1. Neurobiology of ADHD: Brain Changes
  • Module 2. Neurobiology of ADHD: The Role of the Prefrontal Cortex
  • Module 3. Neurobiology of ADHD: The Role of Neurotransmitters (Dopamine and Noradrenaline)
  • Module 4. Neurobiology of ADHD: Neurochemical Deficit Theories
  • Module 5. Psychopharmacology of Main ADHD Treatments
  • Module 6. New ADHD Treatments
  • Module 7. Legal Requirements for Prescribing ADHD Treatments
  • Module 8. Knowledge Check
  • The Neurobiology of ADHD
  • Gender Differences in Presentations
  • Diagnostic Evaluation including assessment of comorbidities
  • Practical application of diagnostic evaluation through interactive case studies
  • Psychopharmacological management of Adult ADHD
  • Psychopharmacology of Stimulants
  • Psychopharmacology of Non-stimulants
  • Principles of Lifestyle Interventions - Sleep | Exercise | Activity
  • Legal aspects in prescribing
  • Translating Psychopharmacology to Clinical Practice through Case Studies
  • ADHD and Comorbidities – General Principles
  • ADHD and Sleep
  • ADHD and Substance use
  • Translating Neurobiology to Clinical Practice Through Clinical Case Studies - Complex Presentations
  • Key Principles for Switching Stimulants in ADHD
  • Simple Rules of Thumb for Switching Stimulants in ADHD
  • Pharmacokinetic Factors for Switching Stimulants in ADHD
  • Interactive Swiching Exercise
  • MPH IR to XR
  • MPH IR to LA
  • Switching from MPH to AMPH
  • Switching from AMPH to MPH
  • Switch from Atomoxetine or Guanfacine
  • Knowledge Check
  • Dose Equivalence

Course Description


A comprehensive collection of our specialised ADHD courses

Our ADHD curriculum is designed to empower mental health professionals with specialized knowledge and expertise in the diagnosis and management of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) across the lifespan. This advanced curriculum consists of four interrelated courses, each offering a unique perspective on ADHD assessment, treatment, and management.

Upon completion of this comprehensive ADHD Curriculum, learners will receive an ADHD proficiency badge and a course completion certificate for each course. 

ADHD courses covered by this curriculum

A Comprehensive Guide to Adult ADHD in Clinical Practice – Diagnosis and Management

This professional course provides an in-depth examination of Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Participants will gain expertise in identifying key characteristics, understanding neurobiology, assessing the lifelong impacts, and applying diagnostic criteria accurately. The course also covers the complexities of presentation, management principles, and strategies, including treating comorbidities.

Neuroscience and Advanced Psychopharmacology of ADHD – A Comprehensive Guide

Our advanced masterclass on psychopharmacology is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of psychopharmacology and the latest developments in ADHD treatment. Through this course, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the neurobiology of ADHD, as well as the legal requirements and ethical considerations involved in prescribing ADHD medications.

The ADHD Masterclass Lecture Series – A Comprehensive Guide

This 3-part video lecture series provides evidence-based, case-study-packed lectures spanning low to high complexity, covering ADHD and comorbidities like sleep and pain. It offers transformative approaches to diagnosis and management, including exploring the neurobiology of ADHD, identifying gender differences, implementing targeted treatment strategies, and assessing comorbidities. Legal requirements for prescribing stimulants are also covered. This is a must for psychiatrists and mental healthcare professionals seeking to expand their ADHD knowledge and skills.

Principles and Strategies for Switching Stimulants in ADHD

This course helps you gain expertise in the art of managing stimulant transitions with precision. Delve into the intricate process of switching stimulants while honing your skills in prescribing and transitioning, all firmly rooted in essential principles. Explore formulation-specific and pharmacokinetic considerations, equipping you to make informed decisions and provide high-level patient care.

Further your expertise with our comprehensive ADHD courses and make a meaningful impact on the lives of those affected by this disorder. This course will benefit anyone looking for the following:

  • ADHD training for Psychiatrists
  • ADHD training for therapists
  • ADHD training for professionals
  • Adult ADHD guidelines
  • ADHD psychiatry and ADHD training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADHD Masterclass – The Diagnosis and Management of Adult ADHD Simplified 

This series of online events have been endorsed by the RANZCP as CPD activity code: ED000066 and each hour of participation can be claimed under Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 4.1). 

 

 

 

While our Academy members enjoy exclusive access to a range of courses and webinars (including this course) with their annual membership, we’re pleased to offer you the opportunity to purchase this course individually!

Please click on the respective links to take advantage of this offer.

For Psychiatrists: The ADHD Curriculum for Psychiatrists

For General Practitioners: The ADHD Curriculum for General Practitioners (GPs)

Unlock expertise in Adult ADHD Diagnosis, Treatment & Management with our comprehensive ADHD courses – now compiled in one well-rounded curriculum.

Course Information

  • 13.5 hours
  • 12.5 CPD

Inclusions

  • Articles and case studies
  • Self-assessment
  • Certificate of Completion

Material Downloads

  • pdf
  • certificate

Instructor

Sanil Rege Dr Sanil Rege MBBS, MRCPsych, FRANZCP

Dr. Sanil Rege is a consultant psychiatrist with extensive experience in ADHD management for over 10 years.

Dr. Rege’s passion for teaching and educating others has led him to develop a masterclass that provides unique insights into ADHD beyond textbook descriptions.

Dr. Rege has made significant contributions to the field through his numerous written works on the neurobiology, diagnosis, and management of ADHD and associated comorbidities. These articles have been widely read and have received over 300,000 views.

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