NEDC Event

Addressing Eating Disorders in Primary Care - Batemans Bay

NEDC Event

Addressing Eating Disorders in Primary Care - Batemans Bay

About this event

The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) and COORDINARE - South Eastern NSW PHN invite medical and health professionals to a FREE education evening on eating disorders including screening and assessment, management and treatment, supporting patient and carers, recovery and essential elements of care, referral pathways, support services and NEDC and other resources.

Eating disorders affect approximately 9% of Australians, have one of the highest mortality rates of any mental illness, and require a multidisciplinary approach. When armed with the right information, screening and referral tools, GPs, psychologists, dietitians, and primary care professionals play an important role in early identification and supporting recovery.

 

SPEAKERS: 

National Eating Disorders Collaboration & Monique Perkins – SNSWLHD Eating Disorders Coordinator

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

• Identify clinical presentations where further screening and assessment for eating disorders is warranted

• Recognise and implement evidence based strategies in the prevention, early identification and management of eating disorders

• Explain essential elements of care and implement multidisciplinary strategies to improve client health outcomes

• Identify and integrate referral pathways and specialised support services into practice

 

AUDIENCE: GPs, Practice Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Psychologists

VENUE: Corrigans Cove Resort, 204 Beach Road, Batehaven NSW 2536

COST: FREE - Dinner provided

TIME: 6:30pm dinner followed by 7-9pm workshop

 

We hope to provide this education to as many health professionals as possible. 

While it is a free event, registrations are essential. Please inform NEDC or the PHN as soon as possible if you are unable to attend the event after your RSVP. 




Contact Details

Person: Bronwyn Scott, NEDC | 02 9412 4499

Email: info@nedc.com.au




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