Great MINDS - ASD Standardized Autism Screening Training
Date: August 2018
Jointly provided by the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Cardea.
About this Independent Study
Expiration Date: This activity was originally released on August 31, 2018 and is available for continuing education credit until August 30, 2019. Last reviewed/updated on July 9, 2019.
Who Should Attend
Anyone involved with caring for children, including family medicine physicians, pediatricians, naturopaths, PAs, ARNPs, RNs, other primary care providers, medical assistants, and support staff.
At the completion of this activity, you will be able to:
- Improve autism screening in practices which serve children, including those in medically underserved areas, in accordance with AAP policy statements and Bright Futures guidelines
- Describe strategies to conduct culturally appropriate universal development screening
- Describe standardized autism screening tools
- Explain proper documentation of screening tool use
- Identify local community resources for autism evaluation and intervention
- Summarize the evolving systems and supports for primary care providers around autism screening and connection to services and supports
You can better serve the children in your practice and become familiar with autism screening and the referral process by participating in this Great MINDS AS3D eLearning course. This course is conducted by an experienced physician and covers the following:
- Why use a screening tool?
- How do I integrate use of a screening tool into my practice?
- How do I document appropriately?
- Results, resources, and referrals
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Successful completion of this continuing education activity includes the following:
- Attending the entire CE activity
- Completing the online evaluation
- Submitting an online CE Request
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of Cardea and the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Cardea is accredited by the CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Cardea designates this enduring materials for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.