Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Eating Disorders, 2nd Edition Course

Credits: 15
Course Expiration: October 22, 2022
Professional Approvals: CDR, NCBDE
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A valuable reference and source of support for those professionals that work with patients with disordered eating!

This comprehensive and evidence-based course includes a concise pocket-sized reference that healthcare professionals can tailor to their practice.

This course includes required reading of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Eating Disorders, 2nd edition. This evidence-based guide is written by a dietitian that specializes in eating disorders for dietitians that work with patients with disordered eating. It is a valuable reference and source of support for clinicians that work with this varied and complex population. Professionals with an interest in disordered eating and those who interact with patients/clients with disordered eating in the work setting will also find this course beneficial.

Organized based on the Nutrition Care Process, this guide provides assessment and intervention tools, sample PES statements, and guidance for monitoring and evaluation of patients with eating disorders. Guidance on the RDN’s scope of practice is also discussed. Pharmacotherapy and nutrition support information, nutrition education topics, and advice on coordination of care are addressed. The book covers care for both inpatient and outpatient settings.

 This course uses a case-study based format to assess the reader’s knowledge and understanding of the content and their ability to apply it to clinical practice.

Course includes hard copy book and 1 certificate.

Already have the book? Under “Product Options”, simply choose “Additional Certificate” to purchase the CPE self-study program.

The CPE course provides a wonderful and comprehensive overview for RDNs on the aspects of eating disorder care. The eating disorder pocket guide and CPE course is a great resource for new and seasoned RDNs in the field.
- Jessica Barth Nesbitt, MA, RD, LD, CEDRD-S
Pocket Guide to Eating Disorders Course

After completing this continuing professional education course, the learner should be able to:

    1. Distinguish between the types of eating disorders outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
    2. Apply principles of the Nutrition Care Process (Assessment, Diagnosis, Intervention, Monitoring, and Evaluation) to patients with disordered eating.
    3. Distinguish between the RDN’s role in patients with disordered eating in inpatient versus outpatient settings.
    4. Practice appropriate counseling and nutrition education techniques for patients with disordered eating.
    5. Coordinate care of eating disorder patients with other health professionals.

This course is intended for: RDNs

CDR Activity Number: 151822   Self Study Activity Type: 720 Printed
CPE Level: 2

Suggested CDR Learning Needs Codes:

  • 1000 Professional skills
  • 3000 Nutrition assessment
  • 5200 Disordered eating
  • 6020 Counseling, therapy, and facilitation skills

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 4.1.1 Demonstrates effective problem solving and professional judgement to address a need
  • 9.1.3 Identifies and analyzes factors that influence behavioral change
  • 9.6.1 Determines and applies counseling theories, psychological methods and strategies that empower customers to make changes
  • 10.2.4 Integrates foundational dietetics knowledge with critical appraisal of assessment data to diagnose nutrition problems (using problem solving, etiology, signs and symptoms [PES] statements), which can be resolved or improved through treatment or nutrition intervention.

Note: Numerous other CDR Learning Need Codes and Performance Indicators may apply.

This self-study course includes required reading, a downloadable course document and an online exam with multiple choice, case study based questions. This course exam includes 65 questions. Upon passing the test, the learner can download and print the certificate.

Required Reading for this Course: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Eating Disorders, Second Edition written by Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, CED, RD

The text/book associated with this course is required solely for the course taker to learn the underlying principles which they will apply in taking a case-study based exam. Neither the authors nor the publishers of the text/book have contributed to or endorsed this course.


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