RSS Coordinator(s):
  • Nicole Brys
Series date: 
07/01/2020 - 12:00am CDT to 06/30/2022 - 11:59pm CDT

Series Overview

"Updates: Maximizing Child Development in Primary Care" is a quarterly interprofessional series offered by the Waisman Center in partnership with the Wisconsin Chapter of the AAP. Sessions are designed to improve a participants’ ability to promote optimal development in the pediatric patients within their practices. Topics covered will include best practice standards related to early identification of autism and other developmental disabilities (ASD/DD), care coordination for children with ASD/DD, appropriate medical and community referrals after a developmental concern is identified, evidence-based treatments for children with ASD/DD, and strategies for effective communication with parents related to child development and developmental concerns/diagnoses. Each session will include a didactic portion followed by practical guidance and advice from a health care provider with experience putting the guidelines and recommendations into practice. Sessions will conclude with time for discussion and provide opportunity for participants to identify strategies for incorporating what they have learned into their own practices.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for MDs/DOs (specifically with regard to Family Practice and Pediatric Medicine specialists), RNs, APRNs, and Physician Assistants.

Planning Committee

TBD, ChairNicole Brys, CoordinatorGail Chodron, PhD
Diane Gerlach, DOChristina Crumbliss, MDBrian Quick, PA-C
Emily Schumacher, DNP, RN, CPNPAnne Harris, PhD, MPH, RD 


Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour.  

American Academy of PAs (AAPA) Credit Designation Statement

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 6/30/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 1 MOC points in the American Board of American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Participant completion information will be shared with the ABP through PARS. By recording your attendance at this event, you are giving UW-ICEP permission to share this information with ABP.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.


It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the  speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. For this accredited continuing education activity, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

* Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity.

Disclosures for Planning Committee

Series location: 
Virtual Webinar (See session page for details)
United States
RSS Format: 
Grand Rounds
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

As a result of their participation in this educational series, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe best practices related to screening, referral, and care for children with or at risk of ASD/DD.
  2. Identify autism symptoms and signs of developmental delay in children.
  3. Make appropriate referrals when a developmental concern is identified in one of their patients.
  4. Coordinate the patient-centered care of their pediatric patients with or at risk of ASD/DD.
  5. Work with members of their healthcare team on implementation of changes within their clinics to align with developmental guidelines.
Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Physician Assistant
Other Health Professional
Family Medicine and Community Health
Pediatrics – ­General
Credits Available: 
AAPA Category 1 CME
MOC: ABP Lifelong Learning Points (Part II)
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
ANCC Contact Hours