Autism Spectrum Disorders: Screening and Management

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Estimated time to complete session: 75 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Identify symptoms or behaviors that may alert the family physician to the need for target ASD screening.
2. Compare and contrast evidence-based ASD screening tools.
3. Perform ASD screening to identify the need for subspecialty referral.
4. Counsel parents and family members on effective management strategies including immersive behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, medical management and CAM therapies.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021

Robin K. Blitz, MD, Section Chief and Director, Developmental Pediatrics, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021
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