Professional Development

Free Webinar for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, “ADHD Through the Lifespan – Children to Adults”

Free Webinar for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals, “ADHD Through the Lifespan – Children to Adults”

The NT PHN and speaker, A/Prof Dr Gargan Garg, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist at Royal Darwin Hospital, present an online overview of “ADHD Through the Lifespan – Children to Adults”

Who is this webinar for?

If you are a nurse or an allied health clinician working with children and/or adults you think may benefit from an ADHD assessment or who are living with ADHD this webinar will outline how ADHD manifests across the lifespan. Find out more about local services which support children and adults to manage their ADHD.

Presenter

Dr Garg is a senior Consultant Child, Adolescent & Youth Psychiatrist with more than two decades of experience in Psychiatry. Dr Garg moved to Darwin from the UK in 2013. Dr Garg assesses and manages Children, Adolescents ( roughly 13-18 years) & Youth (roughly 15-25 years) with a wide range of mental health issues/ disorders with particular expertise in the management of Mood disorders, Anxiety disorders, OCD, Tourette Syndrome, Gaming/ Social Media issues, PTSD, Neurodevelopmental Disorders including ADHD and ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders).  

Dr Garg is a “Fellow” of both the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and Royal College of Psychiatrists, London. He is currently attached to Flinders Charles Darwin University as a an A/Prof and Senior Clinical Lecturer. In addition, he is also involved in supervising, teaching and training of medical students, trainee psychiatrists, and other mental and physical health professionals. 

This session: ADHD Through the Lifespan, Childhood to Adulthood.

 Dr Garg will examine the manifestation of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents and adults.   

Learning Objectives for the Series

  • Describe how a Neurodevelopmental Disorder, such as ADHD can manifest throughout an individual’s entire lifespan, including childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.
  • Recognise key symptoms indicative of undiagnosed ADHD and potential co-morbid conditions within the constraints of a busy clinic or practice.
  • Describe preliminary screening instruments for ADHD.
  • Identify and explain the local services available for supporting and managing ADHD throughout the lifespan, including behavioural, psychological, and pharmacological interventions.

Health Pathways

Northern Territory HealthPathways offer clinicians clear guidance for assessing and managing a particular symptoms or condition during the point of care. Pathways include information for referrers and requests to services in the local health system.

For supplementary learnings to this event,  NT HealthPathways are pleased to share pathways:

Contact the team today on healthpathways@ntphn.org.au for your logon.

NB: Not all pathways on the HealthPathways site have been localised. Unlocalised pathways (highlighted with a banner) contain relevant clinical content, however, local services are defaulted to New Zealand.

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CPD

*One hour of self-reported CPD.
*As a general guide, one hour of active learning equates to one hour of CPD. It is the responsibility of the individual student to calculate how many hours of active learning have been completed. The hours of active learning estimated above should act as a guide to CPD hours.

Questions?

Please contact events@ntphn.org.au