2033: Prescription Stimulant Misuse in Juvenile Corrections: Case Studies and Leading Change to Reduce Misuse; Diagnosing Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: The Importance of Establishing Daily Life Contexts for Symptoms and Impairments
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2033: Prescription Stimulant Misuse in Juvenile Corrections: Case Studies and Leading Change to Reduce Misuse;  Diagnosing Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: The Importance of Establishing Daily Life Contexts for Symptoms and Impairments

 

Speakers: Linda Barloon, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC; Charles Primich, MSN, PMHNP-BC

 

Disclosures: Discussion of off-label uses will not take place during this presentation.  The speaker and the activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 45 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss 'red flags' of malingering by juveniles in corrections in order to obtain stimulant medication.
2. Describe two or more interventions to decrease the risk of stimulant misuse.
3. Identify fundamental differences in the presentation of symptoms common to ADHD and affective disorders.
4. Identify adult presentations of ADHD based on a broader understanding of DSM criteria.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
Thursday, October 10, 2013
APNA 27th Annual Conference
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas

 

Release Date: February 19, 2014
The contact hours for this session expire: January 31, 2015

 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.