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FASD Primer for Healthcare Professionals : Activity Number WB2746

Program Description:

The goal of the FASD Primer for Healthcare Professionals course is to provide a broad foundation of knowledge about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, also known as FASDs, as well as ways to prevent these conditions by preventing alcohol-exposed pregnancies. Healthcare professionals who complete this course will be better equipped to take action to prevent, identify, and treat FASDs.

Objectives:

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

  • Define the term FASD,
  • List the causes of FASD,
  • List the diagnoses included under the FASD umbrella,
  • Describe ways to prevent FASDs,
  • Explain methods for identification and referral of individuals who may have an FASD,
  • Describe the range of treatments for individuals who may have an FASD,
  • Describe common stigmas associated with FASDs, including those related to women, who drink during pregnancy, and
  • Identify actions health care providers can take in their own work regarding FASDs.

Faculty/Credentials:

Tobie Barton, MA, Project Manager/Curriculum Developer, University of Nevada-Reno
Sandra Gonzalez, MSSW, LCSW, Co-Investigator, Baylor College of Medicine
Alicia Kowalchuk, DO, Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Anita Prewett, MS, MA, Senior Program Manager, University of Texas at Austin
Leslie Sirrianni, LCSW, Research Associate, University of Texas at Austin
Carolyn Edney, MSW, Project Manager, University of Nevada-Reno
Alexandra Edwards, MA, Research Professional/Project Manager, University of Alaska Anchorage
David Wargoski, MD, Professor, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Pamela Gillen, ND, RN, CNS, CACIII, Consultant, CHOICES Consulting

Other Information:

Origination Date: November 6, 2017
Renewal Date: November 6, 2019
Expiration Date: November 6, 2021
URL: https://www.cdc.gov/FASDtraining
Hardware/Software: Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser
Materials: None
Target Audience: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants, Social Workers, Health Educators, Public Health workers.
Prerequisites: None
Format: This course consists of a series of self-paced videos.
Contact Information: FASInquiries@cdc.gov

Accreditation Statements:

CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 1.5 contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEU's for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 2 CPH recertification credits 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.

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 FASD Primer for Healthcare Professionals WB2746 please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before November 6, 2021.

  • Complete the activity
  • Complete the Evaluation at TCEO
  • Pass the posttest at 80% at TCEO

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

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