All Grown Up: Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults Controversies and Opportunities

All Grown Up: Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults Controversies and Opportunities

On-Demand Webcast
FACULTY

Amanda Bennett, MD, MPH
Director, Autism Treatment Network Philadelphia
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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PROVIDER STATEMENT

Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Company.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137 or email info@naccme.com.

 

INTENDED LEARNERS

This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychologists, physician assistants, psychiatric nurses, and other healthcare professionals who seek to improve the care of patients with mental health disorders.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify common medical and behavioral health difficulties faced by transition-aged youth and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Discuss potential medical, mental health, educational/employment, and functional needs of young adults with ASD
  • Assess current and new potential transition programs for individuals with ASD
ACTIVITY OVERVIEW

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must participate in the full activity, complete the 10-question post-test with a score of 70% or better, and complete the evaluation form. Participants who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation form online may immediately print their documentation of credit.

Participants who have successfully completed the live version of this activity are not eligible to receive credit for this enduring material.

Release Date: 12/1/2019
Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Estimated time to complete: 1.5 hours

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137.

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CME

NACCME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.5 AAPA Category 1 credit(s). PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE

This continuing nursing education activity awards 1.5 contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 1.5 contact hours.

CE INFORMATION: Psychologists

As a jointly accredited organization, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NACCME maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded. Full attendance is required for all CE activities.

Instructional Level: Advanced

CE Information: Social Workers (ASWB ACE)

NACCME is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. NACCME maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 Intermediate continuing education credits.

PLANNING COMMITTEE

The planning committee comprises James Cannon, PhD, MS, PA-C, CAQ-Psy, DFAAPA; Julie Carbray, PhD, PMHNPBC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN; Steven Chan, MD, MBA; Jon W. Draud, MS, MD; Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH; Saundra Jain, MA, PSyD, LPC; Catherine Judd, MS, PA-C, CAQ-Psy, DFAAPA; Edward Kaftarian, MD; Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS; Andrew Penn, RN, MS, NP, APRN-BC; Arwen Podesta, MD, ABPN, FASAM, ABIHM; Charles L. Raison, MD; Douglas L. Noorsdy, MD; William C. Torrey, MD; and Meaghan Benci, Raquel Gaerlan, Jennifer Ilcyn, Mary Johnson, Horacio Rodriguez, Randy Robbin, Kelly Sweeney, and Chris Bolwell.

Independent Clinical Reviewers: 

Douglas L. Noordsy, MD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine; Director of Sports Psychiatry, Department of