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Understanding Eating Disorders (online, short course)


Course Overview

Whether you are an individual looking to gain knowledge for personal or professional reasons, or an employer looking for understanding eating disorder training for staff, our online CPD Understanding Eating Disorders course will provide key skills, knowledge and understanding surrounding the disorder. It covers the different types of disorders, potential causes, how they can affect individuals and their families, how to manage and recover from a disorder and more.

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No previous knowledge, skills or experience needed.

Course information

Section 1: Types of eating disorders

Develop an understanding of several disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

Section 2: Potential causes of eating disorders

Cover the common causes of disorders including psychological, environmental, societal and biological factors.

Section 3: The effects of eating disorders

Outline the harmful effects of a disorder on the individual, their family and close friends.

Section 4: Management and recovery from eating disorders

Cover methods in which individuals with an existing disorder can manage and recover including medical interventions, public health resources and further treatment options.

This course will take up to 4 hours to complete, Study from anywhere, at any time with an immediate start

Access to an e-learning platform with online materials and online assessment
Immediate start
Study from anywhere, at any time

You will be assessed through online learning materials and assessment.
You will receive an e-certificate upon completion

Entry Level NONE Non regulated provision, Entry Level, Health and Social Care

Entry level