1007-14: PANDAS, PANs: Autism Spectrum Update
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1007-14: PANDAS, PANs:  Autism Spectrum Update

 

Speaker: Susan E. Swedo, MD – Chief, Pediatrics & Developmental Neuroscience Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health

 

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: 90 minutes


Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify the five criteria for the PANDAS subgroup.
2. Differentiate between PANDAS and other cases of childhood onset OCD.
3. Describe the etiologic model for PANDAS and the etiological role of group A streptococcal infections.
4. Discuss the diagnostic criteria for PANS and the relationship to PANDAS.

 

Key words: Strep A infections, Rheumatic Fever, Sydenham Chorea, Lyme’s Disease, Psychopharmacology

Continuing Nursing Education
1.5 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 content of this CNE activity pertains to pharmacology. Because states' requirements may vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
APNA 12th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute | Reston, Virginia
Saturday, June 21, 2014
8:00am–9:30am

 

Release Date: July 21, 2014
The contact hours for this session expire: July 31, 2016

 

 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.