Eating disorders are found among people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and sociocultural groups. It is important for providers to understand the diagnostic criteria for common eating disorders. This ensures individuals who have these disorders receive the treatment they need.
Please fin below a link to Webinar, ‘Signs and Symptoms: Presenting Features of Eating Disorders’. In this webinar, learn to identify the most common eating disorder signs and symptoms that primary care providers face. This includes specific considerations for special population groups, known risk factors for the development of eating disorders, and changing prevalence and presentations that providers see in the current medical system.
By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:
Describe the diagnostic criteria for the most common eating disorders
Review the common presenting symptoms and features of eating disorders
Identify the risk factors for the development of eating disorders
Discuss changing prevalence rates and presentations of eating disorders
Pleas do sign up. We hope to see you there on December 6.
Signs and Symptoms: Presenting
Features of Eating Disorders
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm EST
Stephanie N. Ferrin, MD, MS
Adolescent Medicine Specialist and Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC Chapel Hill
Childhood and adolescence are times of growth and development and, thus, periods of increased risk of eating disorders. Assessing growth and development accurately, without weight bias, is essential for the healthcare provider in the screening, treatment, and prevention of eating disorders in pediatric patients.
The National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED) maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To access your credit for this activity, go to www.med.unc.edu/cpd, click on the transcript link, choose UNC Onyen, and log in with your onyen and password. You can then generate a report showing your credit for the time period you specify. If you do not have an onyen, please contact the CME Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org). Your credit will be available 1-2 days after the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the Course Director, Jean Doak, PhD, and the planning committee listed above, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (UNC CPD). The course director, planning committee members, content developers, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.