Poor Concentration and Overactivity 1

The micro skills course looks at the nature of childhood inattentiveness and impulsiveness and how adults may react to these behaviours in children.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of General Practitioners

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Identify the kind of problems that present as inattentiveness and/or impulsiveness
  3. Describe the distinction between inattentiveness and impulsiveness compared to associated problems such as anxiety and disobedience
  4. Describe the impact of inattentiveness and impulsiveness on children€™s development
  5. Identify reactions of adults to children€™s impulsiveness and inattentiveness
  6. Offer advice, understanding and knowledge of when to refer for specialist help
  7. Give information about the nature of specialist help available

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.