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Eating Disorder Inpatient Management (EDIM)

Event Details
Date: Ongoing
Venue: Online
CPD hrs: Approximately 9 hours learning in total (1 hour per case story)

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Organiser: InsideOut Institute Ltd

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This training provides you with a practice-based introduction to managing an individual with an eating disorder in a hospital setting.

This training provides relevant professional development in the area of eating disorders suitable for Medical Practitioners, Nurses, Dietitians, Psychologists and other allied health professionals.

This training consists of 3 courses; Foundations, Children & Adolescents and Adults.

This training can be completed at your own pace. The Foundations course will take approximately 1 hour to complete. The Children & Adolescent course and Adult course will each take approximately 2 hours to complete.

This eLearning training is a highly interactive online course that includes expert videos, role-plays, interactive exercises, quizzes and resources.

Learning objectives

This elearning resource will develop health practitioners knowledge, skills and confidence to:

  • Describe the function of an eating disorder
  • Identify risk factors for developing an eating disorder
  • Recognise the starvation response
  • Explain the importance of a collaborative approach to treatment
  • Explain the importance of involving carers and families in treatment
  • Describe the screening and assessment processes required for someone with a suspected eating disorder
  • Recognise the need to assess for an eating disorder when an individual presents with other mental health concerns
  • Describe the medical and nutrition treatment goals for an individual admitted with an eating disorder
  • Demonstrate ways to effectively communicate and engage with an individual with an eating disorder
  • Identify strategies for addressing challenging eating disorder behaviours
  • Recognise the need to include family and carers in the treatment and care of an individual with an eating disorder
  • Plan the transition from hospital to community care


EDIM Foundations - FREE
EDIM Children & Adolescents Learning Path - $AUD 120
EDIM Adult Learning Path - $AUD 120
EDIM C&A and Adults Learning Path - $AUD180



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