A Review of Autism
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about autism - symptoms and characteristic traits, risk factors, diagnosis, common age of diagnosis, treatment options, and prevalence of.

Course Publication Date: April 24, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:ARA042220
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Pediatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Name three risk factors that might influence a child being born with autism.

  • State the age that autism spectrum disorders typically appear.

  • Discuss the prevalence of autism.

  • Discuss whether autism is a psychiatric or a neurological disorder.

  • List two characteristic traits of classical autism.

  • Discuss Dr. Leo Kanner and Dr. Hans Asperger’s works.

  • Name two common treatments for autism.

  • Describe problems with social relationships and emotional communication people with autism might have


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