Training for Healthcare Professionals

Part 1: Detecting Eating Disorders in Adult Patients

Under section 130006 of the 21st Century Cures Act, health professionals are to be trained to screen, access, intervene, and refer patients to specialized treatments for the severe mental illness of eating disorders. This grand rounds will discuss what practitioners need to know to perform the duties described in the Cures Act. The presenters will describe current eating disorder diagnoses, screening and detection practices, and how best to make referrals in primary care.

This is part one of a two-part webinar series. The second webinar is Ongoing Management of Eating Disorders in Adult Patients.

Webinar Details

Primary care providers treating primarily adult populations.
Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: Free
Credit: Continuing Education credit is available (CME, CNE, CEU. CECH, AAVSB/RACE, CPH)

Learning Objectives

  • Describe DSM-5 eating disorders, their prevalence, and ICD-10 codes for recognized eating disorders.
  • Identify screening measures and evidence-based practices to detect eating disorders in primary care practice.
  • Describe evidence-based approaches to managing eating disorders in primary care.

Webinar Registration

Please complete the registration form before you watch the webinar.

Credit: This course has Continuing Education available (CME, CNE, CEU, CECH, AAVSB/RACE, CPH). In order to receive continuing education (CE) please visit Training and Continuing Education Online and follow these 9 Simple Steps before 07/09/2021. The course ID is WD2796-060419The course access code is CDCPMRF
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Christine M. Peat, PhD, LP
Christine M. Peat, PhD, LP
Director, National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, 
UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Louise D. Metz, MD
Louise D. Metz, MD
Owner, Lead Physician, Mosaic Comprehensive Care
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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    Sara Forman, MD
    Director, Outpatient Eating Disorders Program
    Boston Children’s Hospital
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School

    Holly Gooding, MD, MSc
    Physician—Adolescent/ Young Adult Medicine
    Boston Children’s Hospital
    Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School

    Webinar Details

    Audience: Primary care providers serving children, adolescents, and young adults
    Duration: 1 hour
    Cost: Free
    Credit: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit is available

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