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Recognizing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
8:30 am -12 pm

Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
Frobese Conference Center
1200 Old York Rd,
Abington, PA 19001

Free Parking available in the Zipley Garage

Program Description

Join us for a free half-day education program about the importance of recognizing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in patients. Sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol and Abington – Jefferson Health Women and Children’s Services.

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this program the participate will be able to :

  • Identify the latest prevalence rates for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in the U.S.
  • List three best practices for the prevention of alcohol exposed pregnancies
  • Discuss the importance of recognizing a possible FASD in responding to behavioral health issues
  • Describe a screen to identify individuals with a possible FASD
  • Examine strategies for improving outcomes for those with an FASD

Target Audience

This program, presented by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol and Abington – Jefferson Health, is intended for family medicine physicians, neonatologists, obstetricians, pediatricians, primary care physicians, advanced practice professionals, allied health professionals, behavioral health specialists, nurses and social workers.


ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS

Physician Credit Designation

Abington Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Pennsylvania Medical Society through the joint providership of Abington Hospital and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol. Abington Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nursing Credit Designation

The continuing education nursing activity is being hosted by joint providers: Abington – Jefferson Health Nursing education and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Drug and Alcohol. All continuing education will be provided by Abington – Jefferson Health Nursing Education. Abington – Jefferson Health Nursing Education 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.

Social Work Credit Designation

NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop. 3 CE’s will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for Social Workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapists (Section 48-36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.

Attendees eligible for contact hours must attend the entire program without exception. Evaluations must be completed and turned in to receive certificate of contact hours. Those unable to attend the entire program are not eligible for part of the contact hours awarded.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURE POLICY

Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of the continuing medical education sponsored by Abington 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).

PATIENT SAFETY CERTIFICATION STATEMENT

This activity complies with the definition of patient safety/risk management continuing medical education required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine for license renewal. The learner may designate up to 2.5 patient safety/risk management continuing medical education credits.