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Wed, Mar 29


Virtual Event

Project ECHO Pop-Ups - Alaska Eating Disorders Alliance

Earn up to two (2) CME/CE credits by attending one or more sessions in this two part Pop-up series. Each session will include a presentation by a subject matter expert and discussions of cases with other Alaska providers. Register once and join as many sessions as your schedule allows!

Project ECHO Pop-Ups - Alaska Eating Disorders Alliance
Project ECHO Pop-Ups - Alaska Eating Disorders Alliance

Time & Location

Mar 29, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AKDT

Virtual Event

About the event

Join AKEDA for a spring series of Project ECHO Pop-Up sessions (details below) where we'll learn and discuss several areas of special considerations in eating disorder treatment.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER - Registering will allow you to attend both sessions (using the same link) as your schedule allows.

Each session offers 1 free CME/CE credit (see list below of professions included) to registrants who join live for at least 90% of the event and complete a survey.

The didactic presentations will be recorded and made available to all registrants after the event, without CME/CE credits.

March 29, 2023 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm - Eating Disorders and High Weight Bodies - Dr. Christine Peat, PhD, FAED, LP, Executive Director of the National Center of Excellence of Eating Disorders (NCEED):

This presentation will explore the intersection of eating disorders and high weight bodies. In particular, discussion will focus on ways providers can approach conversations with patients in non-stigmatizing ways, how psychological underpinnings can be addressed to improve recovery, the importance of screening for eating disorders of all types with patients in high weight bodies, and best practices for treating patients with eating disorders in high weight bodies. A Q&A will follow.

May 3, 2023 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm - Introduction to Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) - Dr. Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, FAED, F.iaedep, CEDS, Senior Medical Adviser, Eating Recovery Center (ERC):

This presentation will define and describe the DSM5 diagnosis ARFID, and how to recognize and effectively manage it. He will discuss the definition, prevalence, diagnosis, and management. Included will be discussion on the different subtypes of ARFID, each of which require a different conceptualization. He will discuss the management from the perspective of more severe clinical presentations. A case discussion will follow.

CME/CE credits are available for the following professions: athletic trainers, dentists, dietitians, nurses, optometrists, PA (physician associates/physician assistants), pharmacists, physicians, psychologists, and social workers.

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