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This course is split into three modules:

  • What is an Eating Disorder
  • What are the Signs and Symptoms
  • What to do if you have a Concern

Upon successful completion of this course you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name, completion date, CPD hours and learning objectives.

In this course you will learn about:

  • What an eating disorder is
  • Who can develop an eating disorder
  • The myths surrounding eating disorders and the real facts
  • Characteristics of the three main types of eating disorder
  • The causes of eating disorders
  • Other mental illnesses that may co-exist alongside eating disorders
  • Behavioural changes in those with an eating disorder
  • The psychological effects
  • The physical signs to look out for
  • How an eating disorder affects the family
  • The difficulties the carer may face
  • The long-term complications
  • The importance of early intervention
  • What to say and what to do when you think someone might have an eating disorder
  • The steps a GP might take
  • What is expected of carers – the family, carer and GP ‘team’
  • Typical treatments available
  • What special considerations are needed for children and adolescents

For more information, or to purchase this course click here.
 

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