CEU/CME ACCREDITATION - Continuing education is offered throughout the entire conference for all professionals. Check with your state or national associations to ensure CEUs are accepted by your organization. Attendees may register to receive a Certificate of Attendance (COA), CEU certificate, or a CME certificate that is applicable to the corresponding association:
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) - COA certificate
American Psychological Association (APA) - CEU certificate - NOTE: Applying for accreditation
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) - CEU certificate
Continuing Medical Education information - CME certificate
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) - Credit Hours certificate
Public Schools - COA certificate
Additional information will be posted with association accreditations.
Disclosure: Our presenters have various related financial, nonfinancial and/or absent relationships in relation to their course presentations. Click on the following link for a complete list of these relationships: SPEAKER DISCLOSURE information.
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Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by day:
Friday - 7 hours
Saturday - 6.5 hours
Sunday - 2.5 hours
TOTAL hours - 16 hours
Continuing Medical Education Information (CME) credits by day:
Friday - 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Saturday - 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Sunday - 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
TOTAL - 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Abstracts and Learning Outcomes
AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSN (AOTA)
A Certificate of Attendance (COA) is available to registered professionals. US Autism and Asperger Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Be sure to check with your local AOTA chapter to ensure that your COA is accepted by your organization. 16 CEUs are available.
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSN (APA)
NOTE: We have applied for accreditation. US Autism and Asperger Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSN (ASHA)
The Utah Speech-Language-Hearing Association is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specifics products or clinical procedures.
This course is offered for up to 1.6 ASHA CEUs (Various level, Professional area).
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION INFORMATION
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Utah Medical Association through the joint sponsorship of the UMA Foundation and the US Autism & Asperger Association. The UMA Foundation is accredited by the Utah Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UMA Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physician registration for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Other health care professionals may claim credit for activities approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ in most states, for up to 50% of the nursing requirement for recertification. Nurses, PA's and NP's and other healthcare professionals registered as Professionals includes CEU certificate.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS
The National Association of Social Workers - This program has been approved for "16" Credit Hours by The National Association of Social Workers Utah Chapter Continuing Education Committee.
Public Schools - A Certificate of Attendance is offered throughout the conference. USAAA introduces four "Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Autism Interventions in the Schools" panel sessions for educators and professionals on Friday, August 16:
10: 30 am Panel 1: Overview of Interventions in Schools
11: 30 am Panel 2: Special Education in the Schools
1: 30 pm Panel 3: Seven Keys to Unlock Autism: Making Miracles in the Classroom
2: 30 pm Panel 4: Teaching Functional Living Skills in Schools; Nutrition Intervention Can Improve Autism Related Disorders
Learn more about registration and the special discount for school educators and staff.
ABSTRACTS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
The primary function of the USAAA conference is where parents, caregivers, health care practitioners, individuals with autism, students, educators, therapists and anyone who wants to learn more about services and treatment for persons living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can learn about effective interventions – both medical and educational. USAAA assembles world leading speakers and panelists that focus on ways to improve the quality of life for the affected individuals and their families and caregivers by conducting presentations in the areas of medical interventions, research, behavioral and developmental therapies, adjunct therapies, nutrition, family issues, plus more. Abstracts and Learning Outcomes.