FASD PediaLink Courses
Take courses focused on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders available through the AAP PediaLink online learning platform free of charge.
Alcohol Spectrum Disorders- Identification and Management
Prenatal exposure to alcohol is the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities. Early identification and care coordination for affected children and their families improves outcomes. Learn about the frontline role that pediatric clinicians play in assessing children with neurocognitive and/or behavioral concerns, and those with physical findings suggestive of a FASD. The course Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders-Identification and Management is available through the American Academy of Pediatrics Pedialink online learning platform free of charge.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders – Recognizing Behavioral Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
Recent studies estimate that approximately two to five percent of school-aged children live with the neurocognitive, self-regulation and adaptive functioning challenges associated with prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE). Learn how pediatric medical home clinicians can identify, diagnose and/or refer potentially affected children and address potential comorbidities. This course also familiarizes learners with the proposed mental health diagnosis, Neurobehavioral Disorder Associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure (ND-PAE). The course Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders-Recognizing Behavioral Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure is available through the American Academy of Pediatrics Pedialink online learning platform free of charge.