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USPSTF Punts on Routine Autism Screening

USPSTF Punts on Routine Autism Screening

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

15 minutes for CME/34.20 minutes for CE

Released

February 16, 2016

Expires

February 16, 2018
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Maximum Credits

0.25 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.57 / CE for Nurses

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Program Description

Among the many issues clinicians face today, staying current with advances in medicine is becoming a major challenge. Teaching Brief® articles will allow clinicians to stay up-to-date and assimilate new information into their daily practice. The content of these Teaching Brief® articles has been validated through an independent expert peer review process.

Educational Objectives

Upon successful completion of this educational program, the reader should be able to:

  • Discuss the results of this study
  • Review the relevance and significance of the study in the broader context of clinical care

Fee Information

There is no fee for this activity.

Staff, Planners, and Reviewers Disclosures

Molly Walker, Henry A Solomon, MD, FACP, FACC; Clinical Associate Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College, Reviewer, and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner, have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity. The staff of Projects In Knowledge®, Inc. and the staff of MedPage Today have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Study Disclosures

The USPSTF is an independent, voluntary body. The U.S. Congress mandates that the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) support the operations of the USPSTF.

Bibbins-Domingo disclosed grants from the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other support from the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review. Siu and other authors disclosed no conflicts of interest.

Silverstein and Radesky disclosed no conflicts of interest.

Veenstra-VanderWeele disclosed consulting for or serving on advisory boards for Roche, Novartis, and SynapDx, and research funding from Roche, Novartis, SynapDx, Seaside Therapeutics, and Forest. He also discloses stipends for editorial work from Wiley and Springer.

Dawson disclosed authorship royalties from Guilford Publications and Oxford University Press, being on the scientific advisory boards of Janssen Research and Development and Roche Pharmaceuticals, and receiving travel reimbursement and honoraria from Akili and Progenity.

Powell discloses research support from a grant from Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. He also receives support from Autism Speaks, Novartis, Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation, Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome Research Foundation, the Ed and Sue Rose Distinguished Professorship in Neurology, Erma Lowe Center for Alzheimer's Research, and the Crystal Charity Ball Endowment for Complications of Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome.

Credit

0.25

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

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 sponsorship of Projects In Knowledge®, Inc. and MedPage Today. Projects In Knowledge®, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Projects In Knowledge®, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum, of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit

0.57

Type

CE for Nurses

Accreditation Statement

Projects In Knowledge, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

Projects In Knowledge is also an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15227.

DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or PIK endorsement of any commercial product or service.

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