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Articles by Michele Kilmer, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC

Primary care of children with autism spectrum disorder: Pilot program results

Kilmer, Michele

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(7):48-55, July 2020.

The conclusion of this series outlines a research pilot program testing the usability of an author-developed clinical practice guideline for the initial management of pediatric patients with ASD.

Primary care of children with autism spectrum disorder: Applying evidence-based interventions

Kilmer, Michele

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(6):33-41, June 2020.

Pediatric autism spectrum disorder (ASD) consists of multisystem components that primary care providers (PCPs) must address. PCPs improve health outcomes associated with ASD when they administer developmental screening tools and thoroughly assess identified concerns.

Primary care of children with autism spectrum disorders: Developing confident healthcare leaders

Kilmer, Michele

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(5):41-47, May 2020.

This series of articles aims to equip primary care providers (PCPs) with the tools to become healthcare leaders managing patients with pediatric autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Individuals with ASD can experience optimal health outcomes when timely, evidence-based interventions are implemented in the primary care setting.