Advancing Dietetics in Eating Disorders (Two day course)


To provide dietitians with the core knowledge and skills required to undertake Dietetic assessment and intervention for people with eating disorders.

Learning Outcomes

To be able to apply starvation physiology to eating disorder (ED) clients.

-        To begin to apply a nutritional assessment with clients with ED

-        To identify risk factors when re-feeding clients with ED and the management of this.

-        To explore the role of MEED across services.

-        To understand the nutritional therapy for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder

-        To gain an understanding of psychological approaches used to support nutritional changes.

-        To develop a working knowledge of the role of the Dietitian within the MDT.

About this course

This course has been developed to allow attendees to be able to understand the physiology of starvation and nutritional assessment, advice and implement a Dietetic intervention. The course allows attendees to understand their role as a Dietitian within the MDT and support clients to changes behaviours around nutrition.

We will cover starvation physiology, nutritional assessment, treatment planning, the Dietetic Role in psychological delivery as well as how to support clients to make changes. Re-feeding and the role of MEED will be discussed. This will be an interactive course aimed to learn through discussion and engagement.

The course will run over 2 days and there is an E-learning module that will produce an introduction to the course.

The course is aimed at Dietitian new to Eating Disorders or Dietitian who wish to update their knowledge and skills in Eating Disorders.

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