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Principles and Strategies for Switching Stimulants in ADHD

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About The Course


Master the strategies of switching stimulants for ADHD by learning the foundational principles and simple rules of thumb for prescribing and transitioning. Gain expertise in formulation-specific considerations, pharmacokinetic factors, and equivalence multipliers when transitioning between stimulant medications. Whether you’re seeking to enhance your clinical practice or stay updated with the latest advancements, this course will enhance your clinical skills and hone your ADHD management proficiency.

What You'll Learn


  • Key principles in prescribing and switching stimulants in ADHD
  • Formulation specific and Pharmacokinetic considerations
  • General principles of good practice in switching stimulants
  • Equivalence multipliers

Course Programme


1 Module | 1 hour total length

  • Key Principles for Switching Stimulants in ADHD
  • Simple Rules of Thumb for Switching Stimulants in ADHD
  • Pharmacokinetic Factors for Switching Stimulants in ADHD
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  • 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


Master the strategies of switching stimulants for ADHD

Navigate the complexities of switching ADHD medications with precision. Develop expertise in prescribing and transitioning new stimulants for ADHD using foundational principles. Designed for healthcare professionals, clinicians, and researchers, this course serves as your go-to resource for mastering the intricacies of ADHD medication management.

You will learn the foundational principles and simple rules of thumb for prescribing and transitioning ADHD stimulants, and explore formulation-specific and pharmacokinetic factors when transitioning patients to new stimulants. You will also delve into equivalence multipliers and study best practices when switching between various formulations, such as MPH IR to MPH XR; MPH IR to MPH LA; MPH to AMPH; or non-stimulant medications like Guanfacine.

Throughout this course, you’ll be equipped with practical strategies, evidence-based insights, case studies, and tools such as ADHD medication charts to optimize your learning. We will also cover over-the-counter stimulants and the latest developments in new ADHD medications. 

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of how to manage switching of stimulants in ADHD treatment, ensuring optimal patient outcomes. Whether you’re seeking to enhance your clinical practice or stay updated with the latest advancements, our course will enhance your clinical skills and hone your ADHD management proficiency.

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Navigate the complexities of switching stimulants for ADHD by learning the key principles and formulation-specific factors of transitioning medications.

Course Information

  • 1 hour
  • 1 CPD

Inclusions

  • Case studies
  • Self-assessment
  • Certificate of Completion

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  • certificate

Instructor

Sanil Rege Dr. Sanil Rege MBBS, MRCPsych, FRANZCP

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

Dr. Rege brings a wealth of experience in community, inpatient, addiction, and C-L Psychiatry. This course offers unique insights and ADHD guidelines that go beyond the textbook descriptions of ADHD. With evidence-based, case-study-packed lectures spanning from low to high complexity and covering comorbidities like sleep and pain, this masterclass offers 7.5 CPD hours that will transform the way you approach ADHD and psychiatry.

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

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