NEDC Event

Introduction to Eating Disorders, for Osteopaths

NEDC Event

Introduction to Eating Disorders, for Osteopaths

About this event

Osteopathy Australia and The National Eating Disorders Collaboration

Course Description

Presenter: The National Eating Disorders Collaboration

One million Australians have an eating disorder. These serious mental health disorders have complex physical and psychological effects. All health professionals have a role to play in early identification and response to eating disorders, to support the best possible outcomes for their clients and patients.

This introductory session will give attendees the key information that they need to be able to identify and respond to eating disorders within the Osteopath’s role. Attendees will find out more about:

  • The signs and symptoms of different types of eating disorders
  • Tackling common misconceptions
  • Screening and assessment
  • Treatment and the building blocks of recovery
  • The Osteopath’s role in the continuum of care

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding of the trans-diagnostic model of eating disorders and its relevance to osteopathic practice and principles
  • Knowledge of key screening tools and how and when to use them
  • Understanding of how to support and work effectively with someone with or at risk of developing an eating disorder
  • Knowledge of key referral pathways

 

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