ADHD: An Overview and Approach

ADHD: An Overview and Approach

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Welcome to the Michael J. Bresnan Child Neurology course: “ADHD: An Overview and Approach,” presented by the faculty of the Department of Neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the BCH Department of Medical Education. In this presentation, Dr. David Urion and Michelle Souris, neurology P.N.P, discuss the history of ADHD and the latest approaches to evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.

Instructional Time

1 hour, 00 minutes

Target Audience

  • Child Neurologists
  • Pediatricians
  • Primary Care Physicians

Expiration Dates

  • Released: 04/05/2017
  • Reviewed: 04/05/2017
  • Expires: 04/05/2020

Course Format

Self-paced, using text and video, with post-test assessments. Requires 80% or higher score to earn CME credit. Online course assessment. Requires Safari (v6 or higher), Chrome (v38 or higher), Internet Explorer (v11 or higher), or Firefox (v23 or higher).

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Learning Objectives

The goal of this course is to review the best practices in the diagnosis and care of children with ADHD. Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss ADHD diagnosis and treatment in a historical context
  • Integrate current research on ADHD into their clinical practice
  • Review diagnostic and therapeutic options for children with ADHD



Dr. David K. Urion, MD, FAAN

Charles F. Barlow Chair in Neurology

Director of the Behavioral Neurology Clinics and Programs, Department of Neurology

Co-Chair, Ethics Advisory Committee

Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School

Michelle Souris, RN, PNP

Neurology Nurse Practitioner

Clinical Coordinator in the Behavioral Neurology Clinics and Programs, Department of Neurology


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Instructor Disclosures

No disclosures to report:

Dr. David K. Urion; Michelle Souris

Content Reviewers

No disclosures to report:

Dan Schwartz

Boston Children's Hospital CME Manager Disclosures

No disclosures to report:

Lesley Niccolini

Commercial and Financial Support Disclosure

This program receives no commercial support.