Treating Patients With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Following are strategies to help improve treatment outcomes in this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe autism spectrum disorder (ASD), its prevalence, and barriers to care for this population.
- Identify common patient characteristics and clinical strategies for ensuring effective treatment for patients with ASD.
- Discuss the importance of treatment planning and effective communication when caring for these patients.
This course was published in the February 2018 issue and expires February 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.