Eating Disorders: Management in General Settings
- Thursday 24 January 2019
- The Met Hotel
King Street, Leeds, LS1 2HQ
Full Day Training
9am Registration, 9.30am Welcome and 4.30pm, Close
Led by Dr William Rhys Jones, this workshop aims to help health professionals who work in primary and secondary health care settings to develop the necessary skills to diagnose and manage patients with eating disorders. This is vital for psychiatrists, GPs, nurses, clinical psychologists and other health professionals as patients with eating disorders can present in a variety of clinical settings and carry the highest mortality of any psychiatric disorder with both psychological and physical risk being high.
This course aims to provide delegates with:
- A better understanding of the principles of diagnosis and management of patients with eating disorders
- Utilise self-help literature, motivational skills and basic psychological interventions when working with patients with eating disorders
- Assessing physical and psychological risk and demonstrate knowledge of risk management in patients with eating disorders in a variety of clinical settings.
- An understanding of the principles of early intervention in eating disorders and how to facilitate rapid access to treatment'