Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: ADHD in Children is organized by Nursing CE Central.

Course Created on: May 21, 2021
Course Expires on: May 21, 2024

Target Audience:
• Registered Nurses (RN)
• Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
• Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Course Overview:
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can lead to negative outcomes for children, their families, and communities if left untreated. Untreated ADHD in children has the potential to lead to long-term academic underachievement (14). It is vital for nurses and health care providers to recognize the signs and symptoms of ADHD in children, so they are able to reach their full potential.  

Course Outline:
• Introduction 
• Epidemiology 
• Diagnosing and Treating ADHD in Children
• Case Study
• Conclusion
• References

Course Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
• Describe the epidemiology of ADHD in children, including the prevalence of ADHD in children, the median age of diagnosis and negative sequelae of undiagnosed ADHD.  
• Recognize the most common signs and symptoms of ADHD in children. 
• Describe the diagnostic process for ADHD in children. 
• Describe the most common treatments for ADHD in children.



Accreditation Statement:
Nursing CE Central is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course we will discuss ADHD in children. It will take the average learner 120 minutes to complete.

Accreditations + Approvals:
• American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
• California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
• Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
• Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
• New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
• Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

  • Contact Hours - 2

    NursingAdvanced Practice Nurse


    NursingPediatricsPsychiatryNurse Practitioners


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