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Autism awareness in primary care

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

This 1-day course will offer you an insight into the parent carer that attends your clinic and says 'my child is showing signs of Autism' how you effectively manage this is primary care.

This course will be attended by Nurses, Doctors, Healthcare Assistants and AHPs.

Course Content

Autism Spectrum Disorder - What is Autism.

Atypical Autism & High Functioning barriers that face primary care.

Red Flags.

Diagnosis parental expectations - clinic setting.

Key visit to the practice and early intervention.


Sensory Processing Disorder.

NICE Guidelines - Screening tests.

Changing practice - Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).

Local information and referral pathway - Local offer - Signposting support before a referral maybe needed.

Why we don't see it but parents do - The coca cola bottle effect.

Group work scenarios.

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Increase awareness and understanding of autism, to enable front line care workers to better recognise autism spectrum disorders effectively and support the family access support.

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Course Venues and Prices

    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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