Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are common and complex neurodevelopmental disorders which may present at different stages with different target symptoms. This course helps educate psychiatrists to optimally participate in the assessment and treatment of ASD. It raises awareness and expertise in both the practical management of ASD and new cutting edge treatments. A review of evidence based treatments for various target symptoms of ASD is presented. Presented by Eric Hollander, M.D., Montefiore Einstein.
**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.
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- Resident-Fellow Member - Free
- Medical Student Member - Free
- Non-Member - $12.50
This course is free to APA members through the Course of the Month program. Promotional pricing valid December 1-31, 2019.
- Recognize the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of autism spectrum disorder
- Understand the limitations of the current standard of care for the management o autism spectrum disorder
- Develop familiarity with new and emerging therapeutic strategies for the management of autism spectrum disorder
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 30 minutes
Begin Date: December 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 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Eric Hollander, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Disclosures: Grant/Research - Department of Defense, Orphan Products Division of Food and Drug Administration, Roche, Brainsway, Coronado, GW Pharma.
- 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.
- Lisa Diener, Director, Membership and Member Engagement, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Asif Rahman, M.D., Psychiatry Residents, Nassau University Medical Center Program. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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