Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102324
About the Course:
ADHD is a common disorder affecting upwards of 7% of the school-aged children. While the use of questionnaires, combined with a detailed clinical interview, is one of the most common ways of diagnosing the condition, using questionnaires as the primary diagnostic tool is ripe for clinical inaccuracies. The use of Continuous Performance Tests (CPTs) has been shown to provide a more objective assessment, but these have inherent limitations as well. This article presents research on an innovative assessment approach utilizing virtual reality.
This course is based on the article, Comparison Between Two Continuous Performance Tests for Identifying ADHD: Traditional vs. Virtual Reality created by Celestino Rodriguez, PhD., et al. in 2018.
Publication Date:Intl Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 18 2018
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and addiction counselors who seek knowledge about identifying ADHD. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge. This content is at the intermediate level.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the clinical characteristics of ADHD.
- Discuss the use of Continuous Performance Tests (CPT) to diagnose ADHD.
- Identify the salient results and limitations of the present study.
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