3047: Theoretical Concepts to Treat Individuals with Eating Disorders: An Integrative Approach
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3047:  Theoretical Concepts to Treat Individuals with Eating Disorders: An Integrative Approach
Research indicates that eating disorders are one of the least likely psychological disorders to receive adequate treatment. It is imperative for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse to be aware of recent literature related to current and new therapy techniques. This presentation will discuss evidence based integration of the most commonly used therapy modalities for eating disorders.

 

Speaker:  Kristen Vandenberg, DNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures: This speaker has no conflict of interest, commercial support, or off-label use to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 45 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss current research related to therapy needs for individuals with eating disorders.
2. Identify evidence based strategies to integrate therapy modalities when caring for individuals with eating disorders.
3. Discuss cultural and gender considerations when caring for individuals with eating disorders.

 

Key words:  eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
Friday, October 21, 2011: 3:10pm 3:55pm
Practice Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: January 5, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: October 1, 2014

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.