ADHD medications across the lifespan
Sarah has been working as a pharmacist in secondary care for the past 17 years, and has over 14 years of experience working within the mental health sector. Sarah has worked in both inpatient and community settings and has been instrumental developing the role of a clinical pharmacist within the community mental health teams at Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, Mid-Mersey division. Over the past 5 years she has had an active clinical role within the Adult ADHD Team, working alongside the Consultant Psychiatrist to assess and treat adults with ADHD. This includes those who have never previously had a diagnosis of ADHD, as well as those who have been transitioned from CAMHS or paediatric services. In 2018 Sarah successfully completed a V300 non-medical prescribing course and is registered as a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber. She has been actively involved in the education of other healthcare professionals, including GPs, Consultant Psychiatrists and nursing staff on the treatment of ADHD, and in implementing Shared Care Agreements for ADHD medication.
What will the webinar cover?
Key learning objectives
- To review the available pharmacological ADHD treatments and their place in therapy.