This course is comprised of seven modules designed by teams of practicing developmental-behavioral pediatric fellows and faculty. They address fundamental components of identifying, diagnosing, and managing autism spectrum disorders. Course content was derived from CDC's "Autism Case Training: A Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Curriculum" for residents.
The following course was developed by the authors in partnership with Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau. It does not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) or Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The content was written by developmental-behavioral faculty and fellow from 10 Maternal and Child Health Bureau Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Training Programs and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It has undergone external review by peers and field validation.
Editors: Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH, CDC; Carol Weitzman, MD, Yale University; and Jana Thomas, MPA, Porter Novelli.
This course expires June 6, 2014
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this online educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Non-physicians may receive a certificate of participation.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 1.0 contact hours.
CEU: The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.
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