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Treating Eating Disorders Online CE Course-2nd Edition

Treating Eating Disorders Online CE Course-2nd Edition

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    Online Course

    Course components are delivered online and include a continuing education exam.

    Pressure to be thin and fear of obesity have resulted in clinical eating disorders in more than eight million Americans. Many are adolescent girls for whom nutrition deprivation can have severe and lasting consequences, though adults and athletes are also at risk. Treating Eating Disorders Online CE Course focuses on diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders with an emphasis on assessment techniques, counseling strategies, and nutrition interventions.

    Course Objectives
    • Understand the seriousness of any eating disorder—medical, physical, psychological, social, financial.
    • Identify the diagnostic criteria of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.
    • List at least 10 warning signs of eating disorders.
    • Identify the risk factors of developing an eating disorder.
    • Understand the necessary training and experience of a registered dietitian working with eating disordered patients.
    • Describe the role of each interdisciplinary team member in the treatment and management of eating disorders.
    • Explain the primary goal of treatment of eating disorders.
    • Define the components of the initial assessment for a person with an eating disorder.
    • List the criteria for inpatient treatment of patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
    • Describe the potential complications of refeeding.
    • Define the benefits of a formalized meal plan as being a part of the patient’s treatment plan.
    • List the components of nutrition education.
    • Explain the rationale for obtaining biomedical stability before initiating aggressive refeeding in anorexic patients.
    • Describe the difference between males and females in terms of risk factors, symptom presentation, and treatment of anorexia nervosa.
    • Identify the unique needs of children and adolescents during the treatment process.
    • Explain the role of cognitive-behavioral treatment in the treatment of eating disorders.
    • Identify the characteristics of the athlete’s lifestyle that increase the potential of the development of eating disorders.
    • Understand how societal influence has contributed to acceptance of eating disorders.

    Audience

    A continuing education course for nutritionists, dietitians, personal trainers, and other health and fitness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Eating Disorders: A Disease, Not a Choice        
    Chapter 2. Diagnoses, Risk Factors, and Causes                             
    Chapter 3. Assessment of Disordered Eating                                  
    Chapter 4. Treatment and Intervention                                            
    Chapter 5. Dietary and Nutrition Assessment Considerations       
    Chapter 6. Nutrition Intervention: Anorexia Nervosa                     
    Chapter 7. Nutrition Intervention: Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder     
    Chapter 8. Education About Nutrition                                            
    Chapter 9. Non-Nutrition Treatment: Eating Disorders      
    Chapter 10. Unique Population Groups                              
    Chapter 11. Recovery, Relapse, Prognosis, Summary

    About the Author

    Karen Lilyquist, PhD, RN, RD, LD, has two decades of experience in nutrition practice and has counseled clients concerned with weight control and food-related issues. She has developed and coordinated diet therapy and nutrition education programs specific to management of conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and weight loss and management. Lilyquist has taught nutrition classes for the University of Phoenix and moderated teleconferences for the National Institute of Health Education and Training. She has a BA from College of St. Scholastica, an MA from St. Mary's University, and a PhD from Capella University.