ADHD: Quality Improvement Resources and Tools


ADHD: Quality Improvement Resources & Tools

Clinical Practice Guideline 

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents (Published May 2000; Revised November 2011, Revised October 2019)

Patient/Family Resources

Healthy Children: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – A collection of articles that offer parents an overview of ADHD.

ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know – Book available for purchase; features the latest recommendations for the treatment and care of children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

Provider Resources

Understanding ADHD Brochure – Brochure available for purchase; addresses parents’ concerns about ADHD (English).

Understanding ADHD Brochure – Brochure available for purchase; addresses parents’ concerns about ADHD (Spanish).

EQIPP ADHD (Online Course)

Implementation Tools

Implementing the Key Action Statements – An Algorithm and Explanation for Process of Care for the Evaluation, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Monitoring of ADHD in Children and Adolescents.

Caring for Children with ADHD: A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians – Toolkit available for purchase; offers the latest updates and guidance for health care professionals who provide care for children and adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in the medical home. 

Quality Improvement Project Resources

Chapter Quality Network (CQN): ADHD Change Package – This change package was created for a CQN project. The change package is designed for primary care pediatricians interested in improving care for children and families using quality improvement methodologies to support process change at the practice level.

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