4032: An Introduction to the Neurobiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Speaker: Jason F. Earle, PhD, PMHNP-BC
Disclosures: Discussion of off-label uses will not take place during this presentation. The speaker and the activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the etiology of autism spectrum disorder according to the underconnectivity hypothesis of Nancy Minshew and colleagues.
2. Describe the etiology of autism spectrum disorder according to the social motivation hypothesis of Geraldine Dawson and colleagues.
3. Describe the etiology of autism spectrum disorder according to the social perception hypothesis of Kevin Pelphrey and colleagues.
Continuing Nursing Education
.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
APNA 27th Annual Conference
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
Release Date: November 13, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: December 1, 2016