Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 minutes

Learning Objectives

1. Educate patients regarding appropriate treatment protocol for rhinitis and the responsible use of antibiotics when prescribed as necessary.
2. Access and employ an autism screening instrument for children 18-24 months of age.
3. Identify preschool-age children who have signs consistent with ASD.
4. Identify web-based resources for families of children with ASD.
5. Describe typical behaviors of children with ASD and provide ongoing help to families dealing with these behaviors.
6. Access and use appropriately the American Academy of Pediatrics Autism Resource Toolkit.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
07/01/2013
Course expires: 
05/31/2016

Thomas G. Irons, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/01/2013
Course expires: 
05/31/2016
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