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This conference will focus on the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents and adults. Medical and health care professionals working in the field of ADHD will enhance their knowledge and skills by attending keynote talks, seminars and workshops scheduled in the two-day meeting.
Conference Learning Objectives
Apply recent developments in ADHD research to clinical practice and distinguish challenges in ADHD research
Recognize common stigmatized attitudes in mental illness and psychiatry, including childhood psychiatric disorders.
Identify the brain's default network and its interplay with cognitive control/attention networks and how they appear to be implicated in ADHD.
Indicate the associations between ADHD and risk of premature death.
Who Should Attend?
Paediatricians, psychiatrists, family physicians, psychologists, neurologists, nurse practitioners, social workers, other professionals and trainees.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
This program has been reviewed and approved by UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 11.5 Mainpro+ credits.
Psychologists: Accreditation application in process