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Pharmacists’ role in autism management

Pharmacists’ role in autism management

Pharmacists’ role in autism management

From this pharmacy CPD module on autism management you will learn:

  • The interventions that are used in the management of autism
  • More about the role of parents and carers in managing patients with autism
  • Pharmaceutical interventions that may be used
  • How pharmacists can help and support patients with autism and their families

Download this module - this includes the 5 minute test - here.

Autism, generally referred to as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), has no cure, but requires lifetime management. This can be achieved through a range of specialist educational and behavioural programmes. There are many interventions available for the management of ASD, and many of these focus on important aspects of childhood development, including:

  • communication skills
  • social interaction skills
  • imaginative play

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