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 CPI News Brief     Volume 9 Issue 10 * May 2020

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Online Module on the Diagnosis of Eating Disorders Now Available
Did you know that:
  • There are several distinct easing disorders, including:
    • Anorexia Nervosa
    • Bulimia Nervosa
    • Binge-Eating Disorder
    • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder
    • Pica
    • Rumination Disorder
  • The earliest medical description of Anorexia Nervosa appeared in 1689
  • Binge-Eating Disorder is the most common eating disorder
  • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder was introduced as an eating disorder in DSM-5
  • Eating disorders do not discriminate by body size or race and ethnicity


We're pleased to announce that the first in a series of modules focused on eating disorders --  PreparED: Eating Disorders Education for the Clinicians of Tomorrow -- is now available in the Center for Practice Innovations' learning management system.  This training module provides information about eating disorder diagnosis .
Eating disorders are complex, psychiatric disorders. PreparED provides a broad overview of eating disorders aimed at familiarizing students, trainees, and generalist clinicians with basic but essential information. Downloadable (PDF) learning tools are included for the user's future reference.
Educational objectives:
  1. Identify the key diagnostic features of DSM-5 eating disorders.
  2. Describe typical behavioral and physiological features associated with the various eating disorders.
  3. Learn about who commonly experiences eating disorders, illness course, and outcomes.

To access this module:
  • Log into the Learning Community using your username and password at: https://rfmh.csod.com/client/rfmh/default.aspx
  • Click on "Browse for training"
  • Click on "Eating Disorders Education (PreparED)"
  • Click on "PreparED: Eating Disorders Education for the Clinicians of Tomorrow - Diagnosing"
  • Click on "Launch"