Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders 

This course discusses the role dental professional plays in nutrition education and extensively covers the major eating disorders. Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are defined and described including physical signs and symptoms, medical complications, and characteristic behaviors of persons with the disorders. The course also covers cultural, personal, and social factors that lead to eating disorders and available treatments. Of special interest are intervention strategies for dentists and hygienists, proper dental care and hygiene for patients with eating disorders, and the oral manifestations of eating disorders.


Hours: 3.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-AC-SWK-DDE-5015-V2
Hours: 3
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
The factors that place people at risk for eating disorders
The classification criteria for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa,
binge eating disorder and unspecified eating disorders
Characteristic behaviors of males and females with anorexia
nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder
Signs and symptoms of disordered eating
Medical complications and typical treatment of anorexia bulimia
and binge eating disorder
The role dental professionals play in screening for eating disorders
and recommending referrals for intervention
Proper dental care and hygiene for patients with eating problems.
Instructor: Dynamic Dental Educators
Disclosure: Dynamic Dental Educators has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Dental; Dental Professionals; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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