Child Psychiatry

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 minutes

Learning Objectives

1. Assess childrens' physical, mental and social health as part of well-child exams to screen for emotional, behavioral or developmental problems.
2. Assess children between the ages of 3 and 6 for symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity.
3. Counsel patients and parents/caregivers on successful management of ADHD.
4. Improve identification of major depressive disorder in pediatric patients by screening adolescents (12 to 18 years of age) as recommended by the USPSTF and the AAFP.
5. Estimate the prevalence of tobacco, alcohol and illicit substance use in your adolescent patient population.
6. Screen adolescents for tobacco use and recommend cessation for those who use tobacco.

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Course summary
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Goutham Rao, MD, Course Chair, Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

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