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Autism Spectrum Disorders – Part 2 Diagnosis and Treatment of ASD

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2016

Practice Level: Advanced

No book to buy Duration: 3 hours
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Course Summary

The U.S. Center for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 88 children are on the autism spectrum; meaning some degree of a complex brain disorder exists, characterized by difficulties in social interaction and communication, as well as a tendency toward repetitive behaviors. In its mildest form, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can present minor communication challenges in children who are at or above normal intelligence. In its most severe form, comprehensive cognitive deficits and a total lack of communication create permanent dependence. Part 2 of this 2 part course focuses on the Diagnosis and Treatment of ASD.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify domains that are evaluated when diagnosing ASD according to the DSM-5.
  • Explain the primary goals of ASD treatment.
  • Explain the controversy relating to autism and vaccines.

Course Syllabus

  • Effects of Early Intervention - Risk Factors
  • Diagnosis
  • ASD And Co-Morbidities
  • Management and Prognosis
  • Pharmacology
  • Vaccine Controversy
  • Summary

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