How to Work Effectively with Patients Who Have ADHD

Effectively treating patients with special needs can be a challenge for many dental professionals.

A Peer-Reviewed Publication Written by Lisa Dowst-Mayo, RDH, BSDH

Abstract
Effectively treating patients with special needs can be a challenge for many dental professionals. This course will provide clinicians with the tools they need to effectively treat patients with ADHD and assist in making the appointment experience enjoyable for both the provider and the patient. By increasing your knowledge of ADHD diagnosis, classification, statistics and treatment options including pharmacological agents, your confidence level will improve and patient care excel.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this educational activity participants will be able to:

1. Differentiate between the different types of ADHD.
2. Discuss the etiology of ADHD
3. Describe the diagnosis and treatment recommendations for patients with ADHD.
4. Work effectively with ADHD patients in the dental office.

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