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 1-1B (ASD1-1B) Topics Include: Detecting Signs of ASD by 9 Months of Age, Diagnose Catatonia in a Patient with ASD, Elopement, Classes of Drugs Used to Treat ASD, Treatments for the Manifestations of ASD, and more.

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Course Topics

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; 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.


Perform a thorough evaluation, including neuropsychologic testing, to diagnose ASD; Identify the target symptoms or behaviors of the different classes of drug used to treat ASD; Describe models under investigation as treatments to target the core symptoms of ASD; Recognize the limitations of pharmacotherapy for treating patients with insomnia; Employ cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia as the first-line approach to treat appropriately selected patients with insomnia.

Impulsivity and Aggression/Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sketch the cortical circuits involved in disorders of impulsivity and aggression; Recommend an appropriate medication for a patient with intermittent explosive disorder; Counsel a parent asking about cannabinoids for treatment of aggressive behavior in a child; Manage a patient with an autism spectrum disorder; Summarize ongoing research on treatments for the manifestations of autism spectrum disorders.

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.


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