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ONLINE ONLY: Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Start Date: 5/20/2020Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 5/20/2020End Time: 1:00 PM

Event Description

Please note: This event is online only.

(Please contact organizer for Zoom ID)

Screen Media, Social Interaction and ASD: Connecting Theory and Research

Presented By
David Bennett, PhD, professor, Department of Psychiatry
Karen Heffler, MD, associate professor and autism researcher

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the visual brain hyper‐connectivity found in autism spectrum disorder
  • Discuss evidence‐based guidelines regarding screen viewing in infants and toddlers
  • Review recent findings regarding early social and screen experiences and ASD‐like behaviors

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Continuing Medical Education Credits
Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The course director and members of the planning committee do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests to disclose regarding today's presentation.
Faculty and all others who have ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by Tower Health 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). The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re‐selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.

David Bennett, PhD and Karen Heffler, MD report having no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this educational activity.

Contact Information:
Name: Leinaala Zettlemoyer
Email: leinaala.zettlemoyer@towerhealth.org
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