Nursing CPD Institute

Autism Guidelines Update

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 31 March 2021
The updated guidelines for Autism Spectrum Disorder help healthcare professionals to better understand what Autism is and what Autism isn’t.

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“Examine the diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)”

Course Content

The updated guidelines for Autism Spectrum Disorder help healthcare professionals to better understand what Autism is and what Autism isn’t. In this learning activity, you will learn about the updates to the guidelines as well as the diagnostic criteria and assessment processes.

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Define Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Examine the diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Gain an understanding of the need for a multidisciplinary approach
  • Gain knowledge of the six guiding principles for the overarching clinical context in which an assessment of ASD concerns should take place
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