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The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XLII: Language: Gateway to Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

CME : 16.75 +4
Start Date :  Mar 22 - 2021 End Date :  Mar 24 - 2021

Organized by :   Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM)

Specialities :   Neurology, Psychiatry, Pediatric Endocrinology, Psychology, Nursing, Cell and Developmental Biology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatrics Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistants, Social Worker Clinical, Speech Language Pathology, Nurse Practitioner

Conference Summary

The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XLII: Language: Gateway to Neurodevelopmental Disabilities is organized by Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM). This online CME course will be held from Mar 22 - 24, 2021.

Credit Designation Statement:
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine assigns this enduring online activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians will be able to earn the credit commensurate based on the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP):
Completion of this activity and correlated assessment allows the attendees to earn 16.75 ABP MOC Part 2 points.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA):
PAs may earn a maximum of 16.75 Category 1 credits for fulfilling this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or an authorized state medical society.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is authorized by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a presenter of continuing education. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine reserves the responsibility for this program. A certificate for 16.75 CEUs will be granted upon completion of this activity.

The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners awards that this program satisfies the criteria for 16.75 credit hours of Category 1 or 1.6 CEUs of continuing education for social workers and associates licensed in Maryland. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is an accredited sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland.

Johns Hopkins University has recommended this activity for 16.75 contact hours for non-physicians.

Course Overview:
This multidisciplinary, three-day CME activity will concentrate on the complications of language development in children. It will address the epidemiology, public health implications, underlying neurobiology, specific entities, management strategies, and outcomes for this large group of disorders.

Course Objectives:
• Note the differential diagnosis of late talking.
• Explain the roles of anxiety, attention, and language in the evaluation of children referred for language disorder.
• Understand the special circumstances in the care of children with bilingualism, epilepsy, or prematurity
• Review the indications and limitations of assistive technology for children with language development disorders

Credit Info

  • CME : 16.75
  • MOC : 16.75
  • CEUs : 1.65
  • Credit Hour : 16.75
  • Contact Hours : 16.75
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30 Speakers
Target Audience

Neurology, Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work, Speech-Language Pathology

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Number of Health Care Professionals Registered: 2 Number
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