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Adult ADHD

Course #: 014-1429

Price: $20.25

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OT Mastery is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID#07825. This Distance Learning-Independent activity is offered at 0.225 CEUs, Introductory, OT Service Delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition.

Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.

  • Florida Board Of Occupational Therapy: 2.00 Hours
  • North Dakota State Board of Occupational Practice: 2.00 Hours
  • All Other Organizations: 2.25 Hours
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Adult ADHD

CEU Course Description

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 8.1% of adults will experience ADHD between the ages of 18 to 44 years. Adult ADHD impacts an individual’s abilities to participate in their work, education, and personal lives. Additionally, adults with ADHD are more likely to experience depression, mood or conduct disorders, and substance use disorders. Due to the effects of ADHD across the lifespan, adults with this condition are at risk of experiencing limitations in functioning at work, school, in relationships, and in their home lives. The role of occupational therapy is evident in children with ADHD, but growing evidence shows that occupational therapists are well equipped to intervene with adults as well. Occupational therapists can provide intervention for adults in the areas of skill building, executive function, self-esteem, emotion regulation, and more, which are all of great value to adults of any age who have ADHD.

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Understand the difference in ADHD symptoms between children and adults.
  2. Identify the role of occupational therapists in treating adult ADHD.
  3. Summarize the basic frameworks and theoretical approaches used to structure treatment for adult ADHD.
CEU Course Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Section 1: Diagnostic Criteria, Symptoms, Outcomes
  3. Section 1: Personal Reflection
  4. Section 1: Key Words
  5. Section 2: Occupational Therapy Assessment of ADHD
  6. Section 2: Personal Reflection
  7. Section 2: Key Words
  8. Section 3: OT Interventions for Adult ADHD
  9. Section 3: Personal Reflection
  10. Section 3: Key Words
  11. Section 4: Case Study #1
  12. Section 5: Case Study #1 Review
  13. Section 6: Case Study #2
  14. Section 7: Case Study #1 Review
  15. References
Author: Brittany Ferri, OTRL, PhD, CPRP

Educational Level: Introductory

Course Category: OT Service Delivery

Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants

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Course Date: 2023-08-03

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