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New Horizons in ADHD

  • Authors: Ann C. Childress, MD; Margaret H. Sibley, PhD; Gregory W. Mattingly, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 7/5/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 7/5/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 1.25 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 1.25 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    IPCE - 1.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit

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    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians (PCPs), pediatricians, nurses, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs).

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to improve the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Emerging and novel interventions for treatment of ADHD 
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Managing ADHD in patients with common psychiatric comorbidities 
    • Supporting and facilitating successful transition of mental healthcare for patients with ADHD as they develop into adults
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Incorporate interprofessional strategies into ADHD care 


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  • Ann C. Childress, MD

    Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Inc.
    Las Vegas, Nevada


    Ann C. Childress, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Cingulate; Corium; KemPharm; Noven; Otsuka; Supernus
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Corium; Ironshore; Shire; Takeda; Tris
    Research funding from: Adlon; Allergan; Akili; Arbor; Emalex; KemPharm; Otsuka; Purdue; Sunovion; Supernus

  • Margaret H. Sibley, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Washington School of Medicine
    Seattle, Washington


    Margaret H. Sibley, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Supernus Pharmaceuticals

  • Gregory W. Mattingly, MD

    Associate Clinical Professor
    Washington University School of Medicine
    President, Midwest Research Group
    APSARD - American Professional Society for ADHD and Related Disorders
    St. Louis, Missouri


    Gregory W. Mattingly, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie; Acadia; Alkermes; Axsome; Eisai; Ironshore; Intra-Cellular; Janssen; Lundbeck; Neos; Neurocrine; Otsuka; Redax; Roche; Rhodes; Sage; Shire; Sunovion; Supernus; Takeda; Teva; Trispharma
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie; Alkermes; Eisai; Janssen; Lundbeck; Neurocrine; Otsuka; Sunovion; Supernus; Takeda; Trisphama
    Contracted researcher for: AbbVie; Acadia; Alkermes; Avanir; Axsome; Boehringer Ingelheim; Emalex; Janssen; Medgenics; NLS1 Pharma AG; Redax; Roche; Sage; Shire; Sunovion; Supernus; Takeda; Teva


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    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


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Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.

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  • Awarded 1.25 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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New Horizons in ADHD

Authors: Ann C. Childress, MD; Margaret H. Sibley, PhD; Gregory W. Mattingly, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 7/5/2022

Valid for credit through: 7/5/2023


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