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Advances in Autism Research and Treatment

 
April 24, 2013
Campus Theatre
Lewisburg, PA


Location:
Lobby Area
Directions:
Inside Campus Theatre


Index


Intended Audience

Physicians, psychologists, counselors, nursing staff, advanced practitioners, pharmacists, school staff, agency staff and others who work with or are interested in Autistic children.

Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
  • describe the genetic components of Autism based on current research
  • describe how to secure genetic testing as part of Autism assessment
  • list three current effective treatment modalities for Autism

Disclosure

Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by the Geisinger Health System are expected to disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Faculty

Guest Faculty
Wendy Chung MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine
Director of Clinical Genetics
Director of Clinical Oncogenetics
Division of Molecular Genetics
Department of Pediatrics
Columbia University
and
Simon Foundation
New York, NY
Robert Schultz PhD
Director, Center for Autism Research
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
and
R.A.C. Endowed Professor with tenure
Department of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Geisinger Health System Faculty

Brenda Finucane MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor
Genomic Medicine Institute

Accreditation

Geisinger Health System is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc.

Geisinger Health System is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures

Geisinger Health System is a provider of continuing education in nursing approved by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ACPE Geisinger Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Geisinger Health System is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.


Designation Statement

Geisinger Health System designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ". Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Geisinger Health System is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP") and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Geisinger Health System is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing medical education for Psychologists. Geisinger Health System maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course has been approved for 2.75 hours of credit.


Registration Fee

Fee Waived

There is no fee for this course. Please pay no attention to all the information regarding payment on the registration form. It is built into the system. Just register and submit.

Registration Deadline

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Cancellation Policy

If your schedule changes, please cancel your registration by calling 570-271-6692.

Accommodations

Parking Map

More Information

For more information, please call the Center for Continuing Professional Development at 1-800-272-6692 or 271-6692. Office hours are 7:00 am - 5:00 pm daily. A 24-hour answering service is also available for your use.



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