Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102895
This course was updated 79 days ago. If you're about to take the exam, you may benefit from reviewing the exam questions listed below before starting on the actual exam.
About the Course:
The diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa (AN)/ restrictive eating disorder, is associated with the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder, mainly caused by medical complications. The purpose of this presentation/ workshop is to review the common medical consequences of AN focusing on the special considerations related to children and adolescents and recent updates on the pathophysiology of these complications and their prognosis significance. The main findings were related to the diagnostic and prognostic value of hypokalemia, QTc prolongation, hypoglycemia and orthostatic changes. A new modality to evaluate the heart in AN was explored (2DSTE) as well. Bone Mineral Density (BMD) loss is one of the few non reversible consequences of AN. BMD loss doesn’t seem to be significantly related to sex or to cut-off low weight parameters in teenagers with AN, but rather to the amount of weight loss they have experienced. Brain volume deficits might be another irreversible complication in adolescents with AN. It is crucial for any health care provider to be informed about the medical consequences of AN, not only because they can be devastating, but also because they can play an essential role in motivating patients to get treated. Without the proper multidisciplinary team and the availability of all levels of care, treating medical conditions and motivating patients to change can be challenging. Having the medical doctor, the psychologist and the nutritionist undergo the same training, have the same speech and communicate regularly, can increase the chances of positive outcome
This course is based on the book, Medical Complications of Restrictive Eating Disorders and Treatment Challenges in Underserved Communities: Comparison of Treatment Approaches between the United States, Latin America and the Middle East created by Carole Chidiac, M.D., Philip Mehler, CEDS, and Eva Trujilio, MD, FAED in 2020.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Presenting the most significant medical findings in restrictive eating disorders and their management
Discussing the challenges medical professionals face all over the world starting from lack of proper training, difficulty in finding a multidisciplinary team with the same speech/ training, absence of higher levels of care or proper transition between different levels of care
Comparing approaches and challenges between different countries and communities
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
1 credit hour
American Psychological Association (APA)
1 credit hour
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
1 ce credit hour
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
1 credit hour
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
1 credit hour
All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of CE-Credit.com.
If you're already a member, please log in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.
Is this course approved for my continuing education requirements?
Check the CE Approvals above, or Find Your State Board for more detailed information.
Do you have special accommodations for my disability (ADA)?
Please contact us! We would be happy to accommodate your needs right away, and your input will help us make CE-Credit.com more accessible for future users too.
How do I enroll in this course?
Use the Take This Course button and just follow the instructions! You don't pay anything until you're ready to take an exam.
What do I have to do to complete the course?
To complete the course, review the course objectives, then review the material, and then pass the exam with a score of 75% or greater and lastly complete an evaluation.
How do I access the materials?
Most of our courses are based on online articles available for free to the public. Some courses, such as those based on books, require that you purchase the material. Use the Course Materials tab above for more info. You don't need to enroll in the course to access materials, whether free or paid. So you always know what you're getting into before you commit to taking the course.
How do I get my certificate?
Your certificate will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.
Can I contact you for more help?
Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on CE-Credit.com to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help.