WEBINAR:FASD: A guideline for diagnosis across the lifespan.

The Government of Alberta is hosting a free, one-hour and thirty minute webcast titled: FASD: A guideline for diagnosis across the lifespan.  This presentation will focus on the recommendations in the recently revised Canadian FASD diagnostic guideline.

 

Topics include:

▪    Why FASD diagnosis is important

▪    An overview of the FASD diagnostic guideline update and revision project

▪    Clinic survey data

▪    Considerations/recommendations including:

  • –    prenatal alcohol exposure
  • –    growth
  • –    brain
  • –    nomenclature
  • –    infants, young children and adults

▪    A diagnostic flowchart

▪    Summary & conclusion

AGENDA: Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Format: Live webcast presentation with Q & A

Q & A: You can pose questions to the speaker through the live chat functionality

SPEAKER: Dr. Rajani is a General Pediatrician at the Northeast Community Health Centre in Edmonton.  He is also a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and teaches residents and students in the ambulatory and inpatient setting. Dr. Rajani has been on the diagnostic team with Lakeland Centre for FASD for 15 years and with Northwest Central FASD Network Clinic for 5 years. He has provided consultation support to a number of diagnostic teams and presents at provincial, national and international conferences on FASD.