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Diagnostic Overview of FASDs: Recognition and Referral : Activity Number WB2992

Program Description:

The goal of this activity is to provide a broad foundation of knowledge about screening and assessing individuals for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders or FASDs.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of obtaining a history of pre-natal alcohol exposure for every patient,
  • Describe the range of neurodevelopmental and behavioral effects of prenatal alcohol exposure seen in persons with FASDs,
  • List the diagnoses included under the FASD umbrella, and
  • Discuss the need and ways to reduce the stigma associated with assessing a patient for effects of prenatal alcohol exposure.

Faculty/Credentials:

David Wargoski, MD, Professor/Chief, Division of Genetics and Metabolism, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Georgiana Wilton, PhD, Senior Scientist, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Other Information:

Origination Date: May 1, 2018
Renewal Date: May 1, 2020
Expiration Date: May 1, 2022
URL: https://www.cdc.gov/FASDtraining
Hardware/Software: Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser
Materials: None
Target Audience: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Social Workers
Prerequisites: None
Format: This course consists of a series of self-paced videos.
Contact Information: FASInquiries@cdc.gov

Accreditation Statements:

CME activities with Joint Providers: 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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the (ACCME®) to provide medical education for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.0 contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)

In order to receive continuing education (CE) for Diagnostic Overview of FASDs: Recognition and Referral WB2992 please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before May 1, 2022.

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

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