for Consultant Paediatricians and Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists organised by Infomed Research and Training on Monday 10 December 2018, at the Park Plaza County Hall Hotel, 1 Addington Street, London SE1 7RY
CPD approval being sought from RCPCH
Chief Course Advisor
Professor Peter Hill, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
£50 (inc VAT)
Course fee includes web access to the lecture slides (pdf), lunch and refreshments and attendance certificate. Please note: no refunds for cancellations or non-attendance.
Course supported by an unrestricted educational grant from:
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About the course
- Consultant Paediatricians, SAS Paediatricians, and senior STs in Paediatrics
- Consultants in C&A Psychiatry, and SAS doctors and senior STs working in C&A Psychiatry
To provide delegates with an up to date overview on the management of children and adolescents with ADHD who present to Paediatric and C&A Psychiatry services, with a clear focus on the more challenging issues faced by the front-line clinician.
Practical: clinical focus, evidence-based and relevant to the day-to-day practice of Paediatricians and C&A Psychiatrists. Comprehensive: covering a full range of ADHD-related topics.
Consultant Paediatricians, SAS Paediatricians, and senior STs in PaediatricsConsultants in C&A Psychiatry, and SAS doctors and senior STs working in C&A Psychiatry
The course focus
- Clarity on the role of the Paediatrician and the C&A Psychiatrist – keeping within your competencies
- Updates on the more difficult challenges faced by the front-line clinician, including:
- Multi-disciplinary approaches
- Effective assessment in practice
- Comorbidities, with special reference to autism spectrum disorder and antisocial behaviour
- Managing the side effects of medications
- What to do when recommended treatment does not work
- Update on ADHD issues associated with long-term medical conditions managed by the Consultant
- Update on side effects of some medications and update on the relevant guidelines
By the end of the course, the attendee will have:
- An in depth understanding of best practice in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD and relevant multi-disciplinary approaches;
- greater confidence in his/her practice; and
- identified skills and knowledge gaps, if any, relevant to his/her practice, and clear ways by which these can be addressed.