Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are common and complex neurodevelopmental disorders which may present at different stages with different target symptoms. This course discusses how families often utilize complementary and integrative treatments for ASD, the evidence for such use, and risks and benefits of these treatments. Presented by Robert Lee Hendren, D.O., University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.
**This content was captured at the 2018 APA Annual Meeting and may reference information from various sources and terminology from previous editions of the DSM.
- General Member - $6.25
- Resident-Fellow Member - Free
- Medical Student Member - $6.25
- Non-Member - $12.50
This course is no longer free to APA members through the Course of the Month program. Promotional pricing ended April 30, 2019.
- Critically review the wide variety of CIM treatments proposed for the treatment of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) using the US Preventive Services Task Force criteria
- Evaluate the studies with stronger evidence of efficacy
- Distinguish how CIM treatments with the strongest evidence can be incorporated into practice
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 30 minutes
Begin Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2021
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. A multiple choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 100% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the completion date and hours earned.
Continuing Education Credit
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Robert Lee Hendren, D.O., Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Disclosures: Research Grants - Curemark, Roche, Sunovion, Shire; Advisory Board - Curemark, BioMarin, Janssen, Axial, Biotherapeutics; Reviewer - Autism Speaks, Brain Canada, DOD; Honoraria/Royalties - Oxford University Press, Routledge, AACAP.
- Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., Director of Education, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Ricardo A. Juarez, M.S., Director, District Branch and International Relations, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Kristen LeBlanc, Deputy Director, Member Product Development & Engagement, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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