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Introduction to Eating Disorders

Wed 29th November @ 6:30 pm

Sydney North Primary Health Network (SNPHN) and the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) invite local GPs, Primary Care Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals to an education evening on eating disorders including screening and assessment, management and treatment, supporting patient and carers, recovery and essential elements of care, referral pathways, support services and NEDC resources.

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017

Time:

6:30pm registration and dinner
7:00-9:00pm workshop

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DATE:
Wed 29th November


TIME:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


VENUE:
Pymble Golf Club
Cowan Road
St Ives NSW 2073
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RACGP CPD POINTS:
This activity has been allocated 4 category 2 points under the 2017-2019 RACGP QI&CPD

SPEAKERS:
  • Eliza Charlett, Manager, The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC)
    The NEDC is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health. It is a collaboration of people and organisations with an expertise and/or interest in eating disorders. Our purpose is to develop a nationally consistent, evidence-based approach to the prevention and management of eating disorders in Australia.
    Delivering training for the past 3 years on behalf of the NEDC, Eliza is passionate about raising awareness and competency amongst health, medical, community and education professionals about eating disorders prevention, early intervention and management. She has qualifications in science and education.
  • Rachel Simeone, Clinical Manager / Psychologist, Treatment Programs
  • Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) Eating Disorders Clinical Services
TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Primary Care Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Recognise and respond to the myths, prevalence, risk factors, comorbidities, and warning signs of eating disorders
  • Apply practical evidence based strategies in the prevention, early identification and management of eating disorders
  • ¬†Understand essential elements of care and recovery and implement multidisciplinary strategies to improve client / patient mental health outcomes
  • Knowledge of eating disorder resources, referral pathways and specialised support services
COST:
No cost for GPs and health professionals practicing within the SNPHN region

RSVP BY:
Wed 22nd November 2017

ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Cathy, Education Team – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.

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