WA event: Eating Disorders Essentials for Dietitians Workshop for Dietitians on Management of Eating Disorders in Youth and Adults

WA event: Eating Disorders Essentials for Dietitians Workshop for Dietitians on Management of Eating Disorders in Youth and Adults

Western Australia Eating Disorders Outreach and Consultation Service (WAEDOCS)

About this event

Facilitators: Melissa Edwin, Jan Fountaine

This collaborative workshop will include information on:

- Introduction to eating disorders and dietetics risk assessment for eating disorders
- Understanding the neurobiology and effects of starvation of eating disorders
- Best practice medical and nursing management
- Communicating for a collaborative relationship
- Normalising eating for individuals living with an eating disorder
- Identifying evidenced based psychological treatment modalities for eating disorder
- Improve understanding of navigating care for a person living with an eating disorder

This workshop is for dietitians across all care settings who would like to learn more about eating disorders or those dietitians who already manage individuals living with an eating disorder who would like to consolidate their skills. This program includes activities and group work and input
from a multi-disciplinary team specialising in Eating Disorder care and treatment.
This training will be particularly useful for private practice dietitians in light of the new dedicated Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) item number for eating disorder treatment and Australia and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders (ANZAED) practice guidelines.

Note: By completing this workshop and Eating Disorders – Masterclass for Dietitians (advanced practice), private practising dietitians will meet ANZAED dietetic practice standards and as per ANZAED recommendations to Medicare for dietitians accessing MBS.

This workshop addresses NSQHS Standards 1, 2, 5, 6 and 8 16
Registrations Close For May date: Monday 17th May 2021
Registrations Close For September date: Tuesday 14th September 2021
Registration forms can be requested at WAEDOCS@health.wa.gov.au

Please contact 1300 620 208 or email WAEDOCS@health.wa.gov.au


Contact Details


Melissa Edwin, Jan Fountaine

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