This online continuing education course provides a comprehensive overview of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adults. Students will learn the difficulties and challenges that an adult faces with ADHD. Students will understand information processing difficulties and the effect that ADHD has on daily functioning . Progression in the course then focuses on applying effective coping and management skills to help alleviate symptoms of attention deficit. An in depth exploration of interventions is provided.
Participants will learn the best tools available to help diagnose ADHD in adults and understand co-morbid conditions that often come along with this disorder. An exploration of the four stages of adjusting to this disorder will also be discussed in this course. Students will learn organizational skills and tools of technology to help an adult with this disorder get organized with their life. This course will also cover ways to help an adult achieve and set attainable goals. Course Code: AD 510. Contact hours of education = 45.
Pre-requisite: you must have successfully completed AD 500 “Foundations of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Consulting, before registering for this CE Course.
This course is specifically designed for those qualifying professionals who are studying to meet the education requirements for application for certification as a Certified Attention Deficit Consultant , by the American Institute of Health Care Professionals, Inc.
The American Institute of Health Care Professionals Inc: is an Approved Provider for Continuing Education by the South Carolina Professional Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists licensing board, Provider # 4637. Access information
The American Institute of Health Care Professionals (The Provider) is approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider number # CEP 15595 for 45 Contact Hours.
This course, which is approved by the Florida State Board Of Nursing (CE Provider # 50-11975) also has the following Board of Nursing Approvals, for 45 contact hours of CE
The American Institute of Health Care Professionals Inc: is a Rule Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the Arkansas Board of Nursing. CE Provider # 50-11975.
The American Institute of Health Care Professionals Inc: is a Rule Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the Georgia Board of Nursing. CE Provider # 50-11975.
The American Institute of Health Care Professionals Inc: is a Rule Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the South Carolina Board of Nursing. CE Provider # 50-11975.
The American Institute of Health Care Professionals Inc: is a Rule Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Professional Registered Nurses. CE Provider # 50-11975.
The American Institute of Health Care Professionals Inc: is a Rule Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the New Mexico Board of Nursing. CE Provider # 50-11975.
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Instructor/Course Author: Helen Nieves, MA, MHC, CCBGT, CRS, SMC-C
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TIME FRAME: You are allotted two years from the date of enrollment, to complete all of the required courses in this specialty program. There are no set time-frames, other than the two year allotted time. If you do not complete the course within the two-year time-frame, you will be removed from the course and an “incomplete” will be recorded for you in our records. Also, if you would like to complete the course after this two-year expiration time, you would need to register and pay the course tuition fee again.
More Attention Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD by Ari Tuckman. United States of America, 2009. ISBN-13: 978-1-886941-74-8; ISBN-10: 1-886941-74-2
You are required to order your own copy of the textbook. Please be sure to order your book as soon as possible so that you can begin your course of study.
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GRADING: You must achieve a passing score of at least 70% to complete this course and receive the 45 hours of awarded continuing education credit. There are no letter grades assigned. You will receive notice of your total % score. Those who score below the minimum of 70% will be contacted by us and options for completing additional course work to achieve a passing score, will be presented.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
1).Understand ADHD in Adults
2). Understand information processing difficulties in adults with ADHD
3). Understand the neurological component of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
4). Identify the diagnostic criteria for attention deficit disorder in adults
5). Understand how ADHD affects one’s life
6). Understand weaknesses in executive functions
7). Explore the response inhibition
8). Understand how working memory impacts people with ADHD
9). Apply steps towards accurate diagnosing
10). Identify co-morbid conditions found in ADHD
11.) Identify assessment instruments and its benefits
12.) Understand the many facets of attention
13.) Understand the causes of ADHD
14.) Identify what doesn’t cause ADHD
15). Identify the effects ADHD has on daily functioning
16). Apply and learn effective money management skills for adults with ADHD
17). Identify unhelpful coping strategies and defense mechanisms that adults with ADHD use
18). Identify commonly used stimulants and its side effects
19). Understand how psychotherapy and coaching can benefit adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
20), Identify nontraditional treatments for ADHD
21). Understand how attention deficit disorder can affect self esteem
22). Apply memory and time management techniques to individuals with attention deficit disorder
23) Identify ways to restore balance in relationships
24) Four stages of adjusting to ADHD
A brief abstract of content:
1). Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
2). Executive functioning
3). Money management in adults with ADHD
4). Steps towards diagnosing
5). Nontraditional treatment for ADHD
6). Medication management.
7). Neurology of attention deficit disorder
8). Non medical treatment providers for attention deficit disorder
9). Building a healthy self esteem in adults with ADHD
10) Memory management
11) Time management
12) Organizational skills
13) Striving for balance in relationship and friendships