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Pediatric Lecture Series - Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This Pediatric Lecture Series will discuss important pediatric topics that may lead to the improvement of child health from an individual, health care system and/or societal level.

Activity Details

Start Date:  June 8, 2021
End Date:  June 8, 2024

You may claim CME or CNE credit for successful completion of this online course. In order to claim credit, you must follow these steps:

  1. Register for the learning activity by creating an account or logging in to your account.
  2. Click Continue to navigate to the Evaluation tab; then click the Launch button to start the evaluation.
  3. Complete and Submit the evaluation and attestation form.

When the evaluation is submitted, you will be awarded credit. You may access your transcript for verification of participation at any time via Your Account. Need help? Visit the Support Page, send an Email, or call the Center for Learning and Professional Development at (603) 653-1234, Option 1.


There is no fee for this activity, but to receive credit(s) you must register online and complete the online evaluation (you must register to access this form).

  • Nina Sand-Loud, M.D., C.M.
    Assistant Professor Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
    Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth, Lebanon, NH
Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to describe strategies for diagnosis and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 1.0 contact hour.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit for this Continuing Medical Education, Continuing Nursing Education (CME/CNE) activity, you must:

  • View the entire Presentation
  • fill out the activity evaluation. (you must register to access).

The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have reported NO financial interest or relationship* with various companies. There were no individuals in a position to control the content that refused to disclose.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

Bibliographic Sources
  • Irritability and Problem Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Practice Pathway for Pediatric Primary Care McGuire et al, Pediatrics February 2016, 137 (Supplement 2) S136-S148. DOI
  • Melatonin for Sleep in Children with Autism: A Controlled Trial Examining Dose, Tolerability, and Outcomes Malow et al; J Autism Dev Disord. 2012 Aug; 42(8): 1729–1737.
  • National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Autism 2017. Accessed November 12, 2017. Autism
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK225472/
  • Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Susan L. Hyman, Susan E. Levy, Scott M. Myers and COUNCIL ON CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES, SECTION ON DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS, Pediatrics January 2020, 145 (1) e20193447. DOI
Provider Contact Information

Provider contact information for questions of the activity or regarding accreditation:
Center for Learning and Professional Development
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756

Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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