​This series of one-hour lectures will provide health care providers with best practices for prevention, screening, identification and treatment of disordered eating.​

disorderedeatingSeptember 9 - December 9, 2022
1 pm–2 pm Livestream webinar via WebEx

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Recognize the complications that may arise in ED patients with regard to the specific system (body, social, psychological) being discussed.
  • Identify when, how, and to whom referrals should be made regarding these complications.
  • Incorporate attentive, inclusive and comprehensive care for their patients who may be struggling with eating disorders and their


To learn more about each session or to register for individual lectures, please click the links below.

Register for all four lectures here http://www.nwahec.org/69375


Cost and Registration
$ 20 — Registration fee per lecture
$ 60 — Registration fee for series (all 4 lectures)


Lecture Dates and Details:

September 9, 2022
Best Practices in the Prevention and Treatment of Disordered Eating Series: Weight Bias in Health Care
Dr. Jennifer L. Gaudiani, MD, CEDS
Register online at www.nwahec.org/69380

October 14, 2022
Best Practices in the Prevention and Treatment of Disordered Eating Series: Case Presentation
Moderated by member of the WS ED Coalition

Register online at www.nwahec.org/69377

November 17, 2022
Best Practices in the Prevention and Treatment of Disordered Eating Series: Treating Athletes with Eating Disorders
Dr. Kate Bennett
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December 9, 2022
Best Practices in the Prevention and Treatment of Disordered Eating Series: Journal Club
Discussion led by WS ED Coalition
Register online at www.nwahec.org/69379



Each lecture will provide the following credit:

  • 1.0 Contact Hour from Northwest AHEC
    Nurses: This educational activity (1.0 contact hour) can be applied toward your continuing competence plan for maintaining your current licensure with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
  • This program will provide 1.0 contact hour of (Category A) continuing education for North Carolina psychologists.
    No partial credit will be given.
  • Application will be submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 CPEUs.
  • 1.0 NBCC Contact Hour. Northwest AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5465. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Northwest AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
  • The Wake Forest School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    Accreditation: The Wake Forest School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    Credit will be awarded based on participant selection at time of registration. Before selecting credits, please review our general Credit Glossary but note not all programs offer all credits.
    Criteria for successful completion requires attendance for at least 90% of the activity and submission of the evaluation.

Who Should Attend
This activity has been designed for: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Counselors, Psychologists, Therapists, Registered Dietitians, Residents and Fellows.

Provided by:
Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a program of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and a part of the North Carolina AHEC System and the Winston Salem Eating Disorders Coalition.


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For More Information and Assistance
If you have questions about registering for this activity or need auxiliary aids or special services to attend, please contact Amanda Pearson at least five working days before the activity by calling 336-713-7715 or emailing awpearso@wakehealth.edu.


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