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Treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Course #: 09-407

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CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description

Access to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders-informed interventions and accommodations, like those discussed in this CEU course, have the potential to create protective factors for the patient that can reduce secondary disabilities and lead to better outcomes.  Observing indicators, functional observation and history/interviewing, assessment, tailoring treatments, working with family, and transitions and connections to community supports are all examined in this course.  In addition, several vignettes are included to provide real-world examples and overview of approaches best suited for FASD prevention and intervention.

 CEU Course Objectives

  1. Discuss what is needed most by a nurse to effectively serve individuals who have or may have an FASD.
  2. Enumerate possible safety and health concerns for those with an FASD.
  3. Investigate the symptoms that lead to individuals with an FASD frequently being misdiagnosed.
  4. Examine what should be included in care plans for individuals with an FASD entering substance abuse treatment.
  5. Identify ways to intervene to reduce the risk of suicide for individuals with an FASD.

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