Course Information

PTCAP: ADHD and Disruptive Behaviour Disorders

PTCAP: ADHD and Disruptive Behaviour Disorders

This module provides assessments, diagnostic criteria, andmanagement strategies for Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),and Disruptive Behaviour Disorders.

The module also describes broad-based, brief interventionsthat can provide immediate relief and optimism for those affected by ADHD andother disruptive disorders.

After completion of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Part 1: Evidence-based, disorder-specific guidelines
    • Explainhow to detect and diagnose severe conditions causing significantimpairment.
    • Useevidence-based guidelines in combination with common elements forattention deficit with hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and disruptivebehaviour disorders to provide targeted, frontline treatment.
    • Recognizeguidelines for appropriate referral and care coordination.
  • Part 2: Common elements
    • Summarizebroad-based, brief interventions for ADHD and disruptive behaviourdisorders based on the shared features of different evidence-basedtreatments.
    • Discusshow to provide immediate relief and optimism.

This continuing professional development (CPD) program hasbeen designed to consider the CanMEDS Family Medicine 2017 Physician Competency Framework,including the roles of:

  • Medical Expert
  • Collaborator
  • Communicator
  • Advocate

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PTCAP: ADHD and Disruptive Behaviour Disorders

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Expiry Date

This course expires on
Thursday, September 21, 2023


Mainpro+ Self-Learning
This one-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Professional & Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University for up to 3 Mainpro+® credits.

Maintenance of Certification (Section 3 - Self Assessment)
This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Office of Professional & Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University. You may claim a maximum of 3 hours (credits are automatically calculated).