A Fresh Look at Autism Spectrum Disorders
An Online Video CME Series

A Fresh Look at Autism Spectrum Disorders

Welcome to the Curriculum: Current DSM-5 Criteria & Early Differential Diagnosis of ASD

Teens TalkingWelcome to the Continuing Medical Education (CME) online course, Current DSM-5 Criteria and Early Differential Diagnosis of ASD. This course is one of three courses in the series: A Fresh Look at Autism Spectrum Disorder.

This online course is sponsored by the Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN).

At the completion of the program, the participant will:

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Complete this learning activity in 3 easy steps:

  • Step 1: Check-In (register/log-in)
  • Step 2: Look and Learn (review introductory materials and watch a video)
  • Step 3: Test Yourself (complete a post-test and provide feedback)

The estimated time to complete this activity is: 1.0 hour

The online continuing education course is designed and recommended for physicians and health care professionals to understand and become familiar with the current diagnostic and treatment guidelines and educational and clinical interventions for children and adolescents with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Practicing pediatricians, family medicine physicians, med-peds physicians, internal medicine physicians, nurses, clinical/school psychologists, social workers, speech and language pathologists, licenses professional counselors and occupational therapists can also benefit from this course.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (AACME) through the providership of the Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN). Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN) is accrdited by MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

HSCSN designates this online educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 credit AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM      Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses:
The District of Columbia Board of Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Department of Health. A maximum of 1.0 contact hour is designated for this program.

Social Workers:
The DC Metro Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers is an accredited provider for social work education and has approved this activity for 1.0 continuing education contact hour.

HSCSN's CME Information

Released on: May 15, 2017
Expires on: May 14, 2018

To receive credits and certificate, participants must score 70% or above on the online post-test in order to apply for credits.

System Requirements
233MHz Intel Pentium II processor or equivalent
Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows NT 4.0 or later, Windows XP
64MB RAM
56K modem
65,000 color video display card

Program Faculty and Disclosure Information

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