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Pediatric Grand Rounds
Start Date: 12/8/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 12/8/2017End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Metabolic Abnormalities in Children with Autism: Targeted Treatments for Obtaining Optimal Outcomes

Presented By
Richard E. Frye, MD, PhD, director, Autism Research, Arkansas Children's Research Institute; director, Autism Multispecialty Clinic; co-director, Neurometabolic Clinic, Arkansas Children's Hospital; associate professor of pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the pathophysiological abnormalities that underlie autism spectrum disorder
  • Identify the treatable conditions associated with autism spectrum disorder
  • Explain the evidence-based treatments for autism

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Continuing Medical Education Credits
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Nurse Contact Hours
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 4.25 contact hours will be awarded for participation in this program. Approval #120-3-H-15

Speakers and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by St. Christopher's Hospital for Children are expected to disclose to the 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). All planners, moderators, and speakers have nothing to disclose for this live event.

Additional Information
Continental breakfast is available at 7:30 a.m. outside DiGeorge Center. Parking passes for visiting physicians are available.

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@tenethealth.com
Angelo M. DiGeorge Teaching Center
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