Identification and Treatment of Eating Disorders in the Adolescent Population

This educational session will provide an overview of eating disorders in the adolescent population. Attendees will gain knowledge of clinical symptoms associated with eating disorders as well as proper screening of this population. The session will focus on evidence-based therapeutic modalities and medical management of patients diagnosed with eating disorders.

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0.25 is pharmacology content.


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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

• Recognize the clinical presentation of eating disorders in the adolescent population.
• Discuss key components of screening, assessment and diagnosis of patients with an eating disorder.
• Provide evidence-based recommendations for treatment plan of adolescents with an eating disorder within the pediatric primary care setting.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
06/01/2015
Course expires: 
07/25/2017
Cost:
$20.00

Keri L. Southall, DNP, ARNP, CPNP-PC, PMHNP-BC, Clinical Coordinator, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Mathew Nguyen, MD, Medical Director and Associate Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

FACULTY DISCLOSURES

Keri L. Southall has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
Mathew Nguyen, MD has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/01/2015
Course expires: 
07/25/2017

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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