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Understanding Eating Disorders

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Enrol for this Understanding Eating Disorders course and improve your knowledge in spotting the signs of an eating disorder and putting in place support to help someone overcome this mental illness.

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All about this Understanding Eating Disorders course

This Understanding Eating Disorders online course helps students to fully understand what an eating disorder is as well as how to help people that may have an eating disorder. Covering all of the major eating disorders such as Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating Disorder (BED), the course is perfect to help people to fully understand how this type of mental issue can impact people.

This course is perfect for anyone working in mental health or even people that work with young children and teenagers. As eating disorders often start during puberty, this course is great for anyone working in schools and colleges to ensure they have the knowledge to be able to spot the signs of people in their care who may have issues with food.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Term ‘Eating Disorder’ – In the first unit of this course we will look at what eating disorders are and the different types of disorder people can have. Eating disorders can fall into many categories but the main three are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder (BED). Each of these will be fully explained here and the signs of each covered in depth.
  • Unit 2 – Symptoms Associated with Eating Disorders – Next we will explore the signs and symptoms of eating disorders including physical, psychological and behavioural. The symptoms of eating disorders can be very serious and have a huge impact on a persons health. Therefore, recognising the symptoms and knowing when to offer support is key.
  • Unit 3 – Ways eating disorders affect people lives – In this unit we will look at how eating disorders affect people and their lives. The physical effects will be explained as well as the psychological strain which is placed on a person with an eating disorder. Family and personal relationships will also be covered to understand how these are affected.
  • Unit 4 – Treatment of Eating Disorders – In the final unit of this course we will cover methods of treatment for those with eating disorders. Various counselling techniques will be explained, as well as monitoring and hospitalisation should this be necessary in extreme circumstances.

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Quickly enrol using our one page checkout. Here you can enter all of your details and create your account with your very own password. After your purchase you will be sent an invoice automatically for your records.

Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.

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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Understanding Eating Disorders course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Understanding Eating Disorders course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Understanding Eating Disorders course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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Understanding Eating Disorders
£20 + VAT