Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Seminar CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 1B (ED1B) Topics Include:  Bone Health and Eating Disorders, Identify Patients with Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa, Genetic Analyses in Research on Eating Disorders, Family-Based Treatment for Eating Disorders, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, and more.

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Course Topics

Eating Disorders

Identify children and adolescents with a possible eating disorder; Select appropriate laboratory tests for children and adolescents suspected of having an eating disorder; Differentiate between anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder; List the criteria for hospital admission for children and adolescents with an eating disorder; Explain the association between bone health and eating disorders.

Update on the Adolescent

Use diagnostic criteria to identify patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa; Maximize the value of cognitive behavioral therapy for patients with eating disorders; Optimize the use of family-based treatment for patients with eating disorders; Anticipate emotions that family members of individuals with borderline personality disorder may experience; Explain the benefits of the Family Connections program to family members of patients with borderline personality disorder.

Eating Disorders/Coherent Breathing

Identify brain regions and neurotransmitter receptors relevant to eating disorders; Recognize the effects of eating disorders on the volume of gray matter and the fiber connectivity of white matter in the brain; Assess data on the use of neurocomputational models and genetic analyses in research on eating disorders; Explain the role of the vagus nerve in voluntarily regulated breathing practices; Employ coherent breathing in the treatment of chronic disorders such as generalized anxiety, schizophrenia, and inflammatory bowel disease.


Family-Based Therapy for Eating Disorders: A Pediatrician's Perspective

Contrast the presentation of eating disorders in children with that in adults; Identify eating disorders in children based on criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition); Explain to parents the importance of early intervention for eating disorders; Counsel parents about refeeding and the importance of reaching daily calorie goals; Discuss basic principles of family-based treatment for eating disorders.


A Family-Based Approach to Eating Disorders: Case Studies

Describe the Maudsley method of family-based therapy; Guide patients and family members through the phases of the Maudsley method; Explain Treasure's animal metaphors that refer to caregiving and parenting styles; Counsel parents about meal preparation and refeeding a malnourished child; Apply the Maudsley method to patients with restrictive eating due to ulcerative colitis or avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder.

Additional Information

Other courses of interest may include:  Family PracticePediatricsPsychiatry and Psychology

If you have taken the current Eating Disorders CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Family Practice and Psychiatry, plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.