Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders Seminar CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 1B (ASD1B) Topics Include: Behavioral Interventions for Autism, Diagnostic Criteria for ASD, Detecting Signs of ASD by 9 Months of Age, Nonverbal Patients with ASD, and more.

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Course Topics

Neurodevelopmental Treatment Targets in Autism

List established behavioral interventions for autism; Recommend effective treatment for a child with autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Choose the appropriate medication for treating irritability in autism; Manage medical comorbidities in patients with autism; Consider biomedical therapeutic strategies for autism.


Primary Care for Autism

Identify the diagnostic criteria for ASD based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition; Differentiate ASD from normal variations in behavioral development; Recognize the challenges associated with ASD faced by families and primary care providers; Assess data on the role of diet in the treatment of ASD; Advise and advocate for patients with ASD and their families.

Language Delay/Autism

List normal developmental milestones for acquisition of language; Dispute common myths about language development; Recognize red flags for abnormal language development; Screen children for ASD using a formal screening tool; Perform developmental surveillance targeted at detecting signs of ASD by 9 months of age.

Neurology 2018: Stroke/Autism

Use appropriate studies and resources to manage the patient with acute stroke symptoms; Facilitate and initiate treatment for acute stroke within the time frames outlined in current stroke guidelines; Recognize potential presentations of emergent conditions in the nonverbal patient with ASD; Diagnose catatonia in a patient with ASD; Create a clinical environment that is conducive to evaluating a patient with ASD.

Issues in Child and Adolescent Development

Identify children who are at high risk for elopement.
2. Equip parents with resources that can help them prevent elopement of their children; Facilitate coordination between families, communities, educators, and emergency services to ensure safe recovery of children who have eloped; Recognize behaviors associated with pathologic gaming or video game addiction; Create a rehabilitation plan for children with video game addiction.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Family PracticePediatricsPsychiatry and Psychology

If you have taken the current Autism CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Psychiatry and Psychology, plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.