There is NO 100% safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy.

CDC’s FASD Diagnostic Overview Online Course Now Available

The Diagnostic Overview: Recognition and Referral online course has been released and is available from the CDC. Free, online trainings are available for healthcare providers who care for women at risk for an alcohol-exposed pregnancy, and for those who work with individuals living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs). These online trainings provide strategies to improve the delivery of care related to FASDs and their prevention.

Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, medical assistants, social workers, and other health professionals.

Prevention

Learn how you can help reduce alcohol use and alcohol-exposed pregnancies among pregnant and non-pregnant women who might be at risk.

Diagnosis

Determining if a child has an FASD takes several steps. There is no simple test for diagnosis. Access resources and free continuing education trainings that help medical and community workers identify, refer, and care for individuals who may have FASDs.

Care

There is no cure for FASDs, but research shows that early intervention and support services can improve the lives of affected individuals and their families. Find out more about these interventions and services.

Credit / Sources

The online training courses are provided by the CDC, available through their website.

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