C28 - Autism Spectrum Disorders What We Know and Where We Are Going

Event Time: Sunday April 22, 2018 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Child Neurology and Developmental Neurology
Director(s): Rujuta Wilson MD
Description: This program will review diagnosis and treatment of ASD and common medical co-morbidities in ASD. Faculty will emphasize the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic and psychiatric co-morbidities. The program will also review recent clinical trials in ASD and successes and failures of new treatments which are clinically applicable. In addition, faculty will review the utility and interpretation of genetic testing in ASD and recent research advances in the neurobiology of ASD. Faculty will use didactics and/or case-based approaches for each topic. Each faculty member will highlight the latest research that happened in the last year in their topic of focus.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to better understand the accurate diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), diagnosis and treatment of common medical co-morbidities of ASD, recent clinical trials in ASD and application of new treatments to clinical care, and better understand genetic testing and interpretation in ASD, as well as advances in the neurobiology of ASD. In addition, participants will receive an update on breakthroughs in the field.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

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