COR October 8th: Eating Disorders: A Case-Based Overview
Many providers in primary care pediatric practice are not comfortable with the diagnosis and management of eating disorders, the 3rd most common chronic illness of adolescence. This presentation will approach eating disorder diagnosis and management in the pediatric primary care setting, and will focus on the medical management of this complex set of illnesses.
Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses specializing in Primary Care and Pediatrics.
At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be able to:
1. Identify early warning signs of eating disorders in the primary care pediatric setting
2. Present diagnostic criteria, epidemiology, and general therapeutic strategy for eating disorders
3. Outline medical and developmental consequences of eating disorders in a pediatric population
Parking: Guests are allowed to park at:
◆ Wakefield Baptist Church: 236 Main Street, Wakefield
18 parking spaces (back 2 rows)
◆ Columbia Street/Main Street: Two municipal parking lots on Main St (behind Mary Murphy’s and Phil’s)
Absolutely no parking in the patient parking lot in the front of the building or in the staff parking garage underneath the building. Also, no parking in the lot directly in back of the building. Those spots do not belong to Thundermist and are paid for by other surrounding community businesses. Anyone parking in these spaces will be asked to move their vehicles.
Abigail Donaldson, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Medical Director, Hasbro Eating Disorder Program
Hasbro Children's Hospital | Providence, RI
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
RI Specific: This training meets the requirements set forth in RI Regulation 3.14 Prescriber Training Requirement for Best Practices Regarding Opioid Prescribing. This specific training requirement is required only once and must be completed before renewal of controlled substance registration or two (2) years (whichever is longer).
Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program. This activity is approved for 1.25 Category 1 CE Credits. Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only.
- 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.25 APAThe Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
- 1.25 AttendanceParticipants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.