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Faculty

Claire Veitch

Consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, special interest in anorexia nervosa in childhood and adolescence,
Specialist, CAMHS community eating disorder service,
Belfast, Northern Ireland,
Specialist, CAMHS team in Sligo, Ireland

Francess Doherty

Consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist,
Beechcroft Regional Inpatient Service and EDYS

Accredited by

BMJ Learning

Course Description

After completing this module, you should be able to:
- Recognise the diagnosis of anorexia nervosa in a child or young person, and carry out an initial primary care assessment
- Recognise the common physical and biochemical changes seen in anorexia nervosa and be able to exclude other common differential diagnoses
- Understand the short, medium, and long term physical consequences of anorexia nervosa for young people
- Advise on management options such as dietary approaches while awaiting specialist assessment
- Feel confident in making a referral to secondary care
- Understand the consent issues in young people with anorexia nervosa.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2018-Nov-05
Expiration Date:2020-Nov-05
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:£32.00-£90.00/yr

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