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Autism Spectrum Disorder in Primary Care: Supporting Children and Families

April 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm



Presented by: Anna Maria Wilms Floet, MD


Please join Maryland Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care (BHIPP) for a special BHIPP Resilience Break focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder in Primary Care: Supporting Children and Families. This session will feature a presentation by Dr. Anna Maria Wilms Floet, MD.


Free CME/CEU credit available for participation!

*CEU certificates will only be awarded to participants that attend for 45 minutes or more of the session. All attendees must complete the activity evaluation form in order to receive CME and CEU certificates.*


Learning Objectives

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

1. Define Autism Spectrum Disorder in DSM-5

2. Describe 2 strategies used in early detection of ASD

3. List 3 screening tools for ASD

4. Appreciate the importance of the life course approach in ASD


CME/CEU Credit for Participation:

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Maryland Behavioral Health Integrated Pediatric Primary Care Program (BHIPP) of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry is authorized as a sponsor of Continuing Education Units. BHIPP maintains responsibility for this program.


About the Presenter(s):

Dr. Anna Maria Wilms Floet is an assistant professor in the division of Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Medicine Program at Kennedy Krieger Institute and an assistant professor of Pediatrics at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Wilms Floet earned her medical degree at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. She completed training in pediatrics at the University of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1996, where she subsequently completed a fellowship in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics in 1999. She joined the Kennedy Krieger Institute in 2009. Dr. Wilms Floet sees patients through the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD). Her main focus there has been the evaluation of children with possible Autism Spectrum Disorder. She also sees patients though the Center for Development and Learning (CDL) for behavioral and learning difficulties. Dr. Wilms Floet has an active role in the education of trainees at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Wilms Floet’s research interests are on scholarly work in the area of education of trainees at the Kennedy Krieger Institute which includes the use of innovative technology and resources to reach learners at different levels of training.



Remote Participation Only

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