Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: ADHD in Children
Contact Hours Awarded: 2
Author: Elizabeth Miller Walters
DNP, CPNP, RN
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.
- Diagnosing and Treating ADHD in Children
- Case Study
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.
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.
- Registered Nurses (RN)
- Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
- Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)
Requirement for Completion
- Enrollment in the course by the learner
- Read and learn all course materials
- Complete the course evaluation
- Attest and testify learning of the course materials
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)
Conflict of Interest Statement
Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts or any contributors have a commercial interest nor were influenced by commercial interests in the creation of this course, financially or otherwise.
Course Expires on: May 21, 2024
Course Offering: #70