Training for Healthcare Professionals

Refeeding the Adult and Adolescent Eating Disorder Patient

In this webinar, participants will learn about important clinical recommendations for a patient needing refeeding in the outpatient setting. The presenter will define refeeding and refeeding syndrome, and highlight how to assess risk for refeeding syndrome. Participants will learn strategies to determine expected body weight for a patient and the importance of weight restoration, when indicated. Risks of malnutrition will be highlighted, as well as key labs to review as part of the renourishment process.

Webinar Details

Audience: Primary care and behavioral health providers serving children, adolescents, and young adults
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free
Credit: 1 CE Credit or Certificate of Attendance

Learning Objectives

  1. Define refeeding syndrome and assess refeeding syndrome risk in a patient.
  2. List 3 medical risks of malnutrition, regardless of body size, in a patient with an eating disorder.
  3. Determine expected body weight in the treatment of a patient with an eating disorder.

Registration and CE Credit

Please complete the registration form before watching the webinar. 

The National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCEED maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Anna M Lutz, MPH, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S Registered Dietitian, Lutz, Alexander & Associates Nutrition Therapy in Raleigh, NC


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