Page 63 Complete Your CE Test Online - Click Here Eating Disorders and Obesity: Treatment Updates 6 Contact Hours Release Date: October 6, 2016 Expiration Date: October 6, 2019 Faculty Adrianne E. Avillion, D.Ed., RN Adrianne E. Avillion, D.Ed., RN, is an accomplished nursing professional development specialist and healthcare author. She earned her doctoral degree in adult education and her M.S. in nursing from Penn State University and a BSN from Bloomsburg University. Dr. Avillion has held a variety of nursing positions as a staff nurse in critical care and physical medicine and rehabilitation settings and leadership roles in professional development. She has published extensively and is a frequent presenter at conferences and conventions devoted to the specialty of continuing education and nursing professional development. Dr. Avillion owns and is the CEO of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business that specializes in continuing education for healthcare professionals and consulting services in nursing professional development. Her most recent publications include The Path to Stress- Free Nursing Professional Development: 50 No-Nonsense Solutions to Everyday Challenges and Nursing Professional Development: A Practical Guide for Evidence-Based Education. Content reviewer Deborah Pate, ARNP Audience The target audience for this education program is nurses who want to use evidence as a best practices model for enhancing patient outcomes. Purpose statement The purpose of this education program is to provide new information for nurses so that they can more effectively help clients recover from eating disorders, overcome obesity, and achieve and maintain a normal weight for their height and age. Learning objectives Š Š Define the various recognized eating disorders. Š Š Discuss the incidence and prevalence of eating disorders. Š Š Explain possible factors that influence the development of eating disorders. Š Š Discuss the incidence and prevalence of recognized eating disorders. Š Š Identify possible causes of recognized eating disorders. Š Š Describe risk factors for recognized eating disorders. Š Š Correlate the clinical presentation of recognized eating disorders with their pathophysiology. Š Š Identify the diagnostic criteria for recognized eating disorders. Š Š Discuss treatment interventions for recognized eating disorders. Š Š Identify nursing interventions for clients with recognized eating disorders. Š Š Describe other specified feeding or eating disorders. Š Š Define obesity. Š Š Discuss the incidence and prevalence of obesity in the United States. Š Š Identify the causes of obesity. Š Š Explain the consequences of obesity in adults and children. Š Š State interventions to prevent and reduce obesity in adults and children. Š Š Explain the dangers of fad diets and quick weight loss schemes. Š Š Discuss options for weight loss surgery. Š Š Identify nursing interventions for clients with obesity. How to receive credit ● ● Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 6-hour commitment of time. ● ● Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete either: ○ ○ An affirmation that you have completed the educational activity. ○ ○ A mandatory test (a passing score of 70 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention. ● ● Provide required personal information and payment information. ● ● Complete the MANDATORY Self-Assessment and Course Evaluation. ● ● Print your Certificate of Completion. Accreditations and approvals Elite is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Individual state nursing approvals In addition to states that accept ANCC, Elite is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by: Alabama, Provider #ABNP1418 (valid through March 1, 2021); California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP15022; District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-4007; Florida Board of Nursing, Provider #50-4007; Georgia Board of Nursing, Provider #50-4007; and Kentucky Board of Nursing, Provider #7-0076 (valid through December 31, 2019). ). This CE program satisfies the Massachusetts Board’s regulatory requirements as defined in 244 CMR5.00: Continuing Education. Activity director June D. Thompson, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAEN, Lead Nurse Planner