80044184 - 2017 Eating Disorders Conference: From Prevention to Intervention


Date & Location
Monday, October 23, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:15 PM   Johns Hopkins Thomas B. Turner Building, Baltimore, MD

Specialties
Family Practice, Nursing, Nutrition, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work

Overview

DESCRIPTION

This one day CME/CEU conference includes an evidence-based and highly relevant series of talks and workshops for practitioners who deliver care to patients with, or at risk for, eating disorders. Topics covered will include the prevention of disordered eating and weight control behaviors, suicide and self-injury in patients with eating disorders, assessing where and when to refer patients to intensive treatment programs, and neural and behavioral influences on body weight. Workshops will provide practical clinical skills in managing psychiatric and medical emergencies and abnormal illness behavior in patients with eating disorders and in the implementation of meal-based and cognitive behavioral interventions. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This activity is intended for psychiatrists, pediatricians, adolescent medicine specialists, psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, registered dietitians, occupational therapists, educators and others interested in the evidence-based treatment of eating disorders.



Objectives
  1. Describe prevention strategies for disordered eating and weight control behaviors.
  2. Critically assess outcome data from intensive treatment programs for eating disorders and identify important elements of an effective treatment program.
  3. Discuss the relationship between disordered eating and both suicidal and non-suicidal self-injury behaviors.

Accreditation
Accreditation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OTHER CREDITS
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The Johns Hopkins University has approved this activity for 7.25 contact hours for non-physicians.

This CE Program has been approved by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists for Category A CEUs.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is authorized by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a provider of continuing education. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine maintains responsibility for this program. A certificate for 7.25 CEUs will be awarded upon completion of this live activity.

The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners certifies that this program meets the criteria for 7.25 credit hours of Category 1 or 0.725 CEUs of continuing education for social workers and associates licensed in Maryland. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland.

This live activity is eligible for 7 CPEUs with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.