Managing Medical Issues in Adult ADHD Treatment


Managing Medical Issues in Adult ADHD Treatment


In this one-hour session, Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA reviews the numerous medical conditions which are most commonly present with adult ADHD and can in fact be triggers for diagnosing ADHD – smoking, eating disorders, substance abuse and others. Dr. Rostain reviews the list of ADHD medications and their appropriate use with comorbid conditions, as well as discussing ADHD and pregnancy, ADHD and lifestyle management, and side effects of ADHD medications. 

This webcast was recorded live and is being used with the permission of the presenter. 

After completing this activity, participants will be able to manage medical issues arising in the care of adults with ADHD, including:

  • Choosing to screen for ADHD based upon known and existing patient medical conditions
  • Selecting appropriate ADHD medications
  • Monitoring and managing common medical side effects of stimulant medications
  • Screening for cardiovascular conditions to increase medication safety
  • Discussing with patients the management of health and well being 

Presented by

Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA

Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Medical Director, Adult ADHD Treatment & Research Program
PENN Behavioral Health, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Course Runs: Sept 1, 2020 – Sept 1, 2021

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