Webcast CME

Autism Spectrum Disorders:
Research and Medical Treatment Implications

 

 

 

Medical Comorbidities in Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

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  2. Complete the CME posttest (each question must be answered correctly).
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Release Date:   November 7, 2014
Renewal Date:   November 7, 2016
Expiration Date:   November 7, 2017

Estimated Time of Completion: 30 minutes 

Description

This activity provides expert insight about behavioral improvement that can be achieved when underlying comorbid medical issues associated with autism are addressed. Health and behavior of children and adults with autism should be improved by virtue of educating about medical etiologies associated with this complex disorder.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discussion of the importance of medical comorbidities in persons with autism.
  2. Review common medical comorbidities and discuss their diagnostic recognition in persons with ASD.
  3. Discuss important clinical and clinical research needs in the field.

Target Audience

This presentation is designed for a primary audience of pediatricians, family practice physicians, psychiatrists, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, neurologists, medical geneticists and allied health practitioners. The secondary audience includes internists, nutritionists and associated allied health practitioners interested in underlying medical comorbidities associated with autism spectrum disorders.

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and the Autism Research Institute. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics. To receive AAP credit, print an extra copy of your CME certificate and mail it to:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Attn: Transcript Coordinator
141 Northwest Point Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
FAX: 847/434-8387

AAP Credit is only recorded if the physician is a member of the AAP or a PediaLink subscriber. Be sure to include your membership information with the certificate noting you are requesting AAP credit for this approved activity.

Activity Director and Faculty

Activity Director

Marvin Natowicz, MD, PhD
Clinical Geneticist, Clinical Pathologist
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

Margaret Bauman, MD
Pediatric Neurologist
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Disclosures

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty have indicated that they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Marvin Natowicz, MD, PhD
Margaret Bauman, MD



This CME activity was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Center for Continuing Education and
Autism Research Institute.

 
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