August 2018

Great MINDS – ASD Standardized Autism Screening Training

Education, Youth, and Families, Health and Well-Being

Jointly provided by the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Cardea.


Who Should Attend

Anyone involved with caring for children, including family medicine physicians, pediatricians, naturopaths, PAs, ARNPs, RNs, other primary care providers, medical assistants, and support staff.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the rationale for screening for both adolescent depression and maternal depression, as well as some specific rating scales which could be used
  • Improve autism screening in practices which serve children, including those in medically underserved areas, in accordance with AAP policy statements and Bright Futures guidelines
  • Describe strategies to conduct culturally appropriate universal development screening
  • Describe standardized autism screening tools
  • Explain proper documentation of screening tool use
  • Identify local community resources for autism evaluation and intervention
  • Summarize the evolving systems and supports for primary care providers around autism screening and connection to services and supports

You can better serve the children in your practice and become familiar with autism screening and the referral process by participating in this Great MINDS AS3D eLearning course. This course is conducted by an experienced physician and covers the following:

  • Why use a screening tool?
  • How do I integrate use of a screening tool into my practice?
  • How do I document appropriately?
  • Results, resources, and referrals

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

Successful completion of this continuing education activity includes the following:

  • Attending the entire CE activity
  • Completing the online evaluation
  • Submitting an online CE Request

The planners and presenters of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests pertaining to this activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of Cardea and Washington Chapter of Pediatrics. Cardea is accredited by the CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Cardea designates this enduring materials for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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