Eating disorders are potentially life-threatening psychological conditions which lead to an unhealthy relationship with food and body image. As health care professionals, it may be challenging to properly identify eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and orthorexia nervosa, all of which may lead to devastating outcomes if left untreated. Learn how to identify common eating disorders and become familiar with treatment options and realistic-individualized goals.
Performance Indicators* / Learning Objectives:
1.3.3 Builds rapport and trust within the relationship while respecting boundaries.
4.2.1 Identifies potential or real problems, issues or challenges.
4.2.8 Identifies and implements a plan to address the problem, issue or challenge.
8.1.2 Applies knowledge of food and nutrition as well as the biological, physical and social sciences in practice.
*This course has been approved for continuing education for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Dietetic Technicians, Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).