"New Evidence on Reliability and Stability of the Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome"

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Date: September 8, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Category: Grand Rounds

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences

Chairman's Grand Rounds 

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021

Time: 1-2pm

Venue: Zoom conference

 

Speakers:

Sandra W. Jacobson, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences

Wayne State University School of Medicine

&

Joseph L. Jacobson, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences

Wayne State University School of Medicine

 

TOPIC:

"New Evidence on Reliability and Stability

of the Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome"


Objectives:

1.  Describe what the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are and how they are diagnosed.  Analyze why the FASD is important for psychiatric evaluations and how they impact on cognition and behavior. 

2.  Identify how reliable the diagnoses for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Partial FAS (PFAS) are.

3.  Explain how the facial anomalies and growth restrictions that are used to diagnose FAS and PFAS change during the period from early childhood to early adulthood.

4.  Discuss the optimal age for assessing FAS and PFAS.

 

Contact

Michelle Trevithick
313.577.5283
mtrevith@med.wayne.edu

Cost

free
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