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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) epidemiology, screening, and diagnosis, as well as appropriate early actions nurses can take when ASD is suspected.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the epidemiology of ASD and other evidence about ASD in the article.
  2. Summarize the recommendations for ASD screening and treatment.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: AJN1120
Published: November 2020
Expires: 9/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Jayne Jennings Dunlap, DNP; Pauline A. Filipek, MD
Categories: Pediatrics
Specialties: Pediatrics, School Nurse
Topics: Autism , Screening