2-hour On-Demand: Binge Eating Disorder


Price: $30 (or Free with Membership)

Course Description & Information:

  • Binge eating disorder (BED), also known as compulsive overeating, is a newly recognized eating disorder. Binge eating disorder affects almost 3% of U.S. adults over their lifetimes. Among mildly obese people in self-help or commercial weight loss programs, 10% to 15% have binge eating disorder. The disorder is more common in people ages 18 to 59, and even more prevalent in those with severe obesity. This course covers the current research on causes of BED along with current treatment options.
  • ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-17-004-L01-P, IRD: 4-24-17, ERD: 4-24-2020. Knowledge based activity.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify the health consequences and physical changes associated with binge eating disorder.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of binge eating disorder.
  • Describe interventions used to treat binge eating disorder and the viability of treatment.
  • Describe psychological, social and interpersonal factors that contribute to eating disorders.
  • Identify pharmacological therapies that have been used successfully or with moderate success in the treatment of binge eating disorder.

Contact Hours: 2

Who Should Take this Course:

  • Target Audience: Pharmacists and Dietitians.
  • Credit Hours Awarded for: Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

Speaker: Ginger Schirmer, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD

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