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Wayne State University Offers Free CME/CE Training this Summer

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Best Practices in Screening, Referral and Behavioral Health Interventions

May 12, 2016


The University Pediatricians Autism Center (UPAC) in the Wayne State University Department of Pediatrics and the Michigan Area Health Education Center are offering free seminars this summer geared toward health professionals.  This training will enable health care professionals to better understand the symptomatology of Autism Spectrum Disorder, identify concerns as early as possible, and to make a referral with conviction. Continuing education credits are available.

There are two opportunities to take the training at Wayne State University. The first seminar will be held June 17, 2016 from 9 a.m. to noon at the College of Nursing in Room 117 and will be simulcast from a live broadcast at Western Michigan University. The second seminar will be held August 19, 2016 at Margherio Conference Center in the School of Medicine from 9 a.m. to noon and will be simulcast from a live broadcast at Central Michigan University. Refreshments will be served at both events.

To register, go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ASDREGISTRATION. For more information visit http://miahec.wayne.edu/events/asd_webinar.php or contact: rhuber@med.wayne.edu .

The Michigan Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a program of Wayne State University, was established in 2010. Through a statewide network of regional centers, Michigan AHEC works to improve community health and strengthen the state’s health care workforce by recruiting, training, and retaining health professionals committed to increasing access to primary care in underserved areas. For more information, visit http://miahec.wayne.edu or call (313) 577-5161.