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AMHP Refresher Training (Eating Disorders)

Short URL https://socialcare.ealingcpd.org.uk/courses/bookings/c_detail.asp?cid=15182 
Event code SC 19/239 
Event description

Aim:
- How do I know if someone has an eating disorder?
- What are the features of the different types of eating disorders?
- Why does someone get an eating disorder and why is it so hard to treat?
- What are the signs, symptoms, and risks of eating disorders?
- How do I diagnose and help a patient with an eating disorder?
- What are the medical risks associated with eating disorders?
- What are the current national guidelines for eating disorders?
- How do I assess capacity in eating disorder patients?  What about treatment under the Mental Health Act, or Mental Capacity Act?
- What help and resources are available for someone with an eating disorder?
- What is the impact of social media and modern culture on eating disorders?
- How are families affected and how can I help them?
- What is the prognosis for eating disorders?
- How do I assess someone with eating disorders in a Mental Health Act Assessment?
 

 
Training objectives

At the end of the day participants will have:

- Gain a better understanding and knowledge base of eating disorders
Increase confidence in assessment, treatment and overall multi-disciplinary
management of eating disorders

- Achieve a solid knowledge base around the physical risks of eating disorders,
and how these are best managed

- Understand the national guidelines and treatment protocols for treatment of
severe eating disorders

- Understand the issues around capacity, and the use of the mental health act and mental capacity act, when assessing and managing patients with eating disorders
Understand current case law surrounding eating disorders
Improve knowledge of resources and help available to people and families with eating disorders

 
Subject areas
Target audience Adults/Mental Health Integrated Teams
Venue Ealing Town Hall - Committee Room 2, Ealing Broadway, W5 2HL map
Admin contact Training Social Care (trainingsocialcare@ealing.gov.uk)
Event Commissioner Training Social Care (trainingsocialcare@ealing.gov.uk)
Tutor(s)/Facilitator(s)
Course Costs
Standard cost£0.00
Start date Thursday 14 November 2019
Times 09:15 - 16:30
Number of sessions 1