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Interprofessional Course in Developmental Disabilities: Knoxville

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University of Tennessee Conference Center Building

600 Henley Street

Knoxville, TN 37604

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Twenty-five percent of outpatient pediatric visits are for developmental or behavioral concerns. For example, 1 in 68 children have an autism spectrum disorder, and up to 17 percent of children have a developmental disability or behavior concern. Although developmental disabilities are common, the needs of these children can be complex.

This conference will use an interprofessional approach to identifying and managing global developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and behavior problems. We will also discuss the myriad of causes for intellectual and developmental disabilities, including congenital Zika. Patient- and family-centered care and web-based resources will be emphasized.

CME/CNE credits are available for physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, dietitians/nutritionists, audiologists, and social workers.

For more information, contact: tara.j.minor@vanderbilt.edu.


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7:30 8:00: Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15: Welcome and Introductions
8:15 – 9:15: Developmental Pediatrics and Congenital Zika Primer
9:00 – 12:00: Case 1: Preschooler with Developmental and Behavioral Concerns
12:00 – 1:30: Lunch during Case Discussions
1:30 – 4:45: Case 2: School-Aged Child with Developmental and Behavioral Concerns

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