Caring for Patients with Eating Disorders..... Filmed Live at Townie Meeting

Ms. Linda Douglas, RDH, Caring for Patients with Eating Disorders..... Filmed Live at Townie Meeting
Speaker: Ms. Linda Douglas, RDH
Category: Oral Medicine and Pathology
Format: MP4 Video Released: 9/14/2016
Running Time: 1 hour Expiration Date: 9/13/2019
  5.0 (4 Reviews)
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CE Details

Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.


Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric illnesses, and dental professionals are in an ideal position to help improve outcomes for such patients. This course provides an overview of eating disorders and their oral and systemic warning signs, plus insight into the psychological, systemic and oral-health aspects of eating disorders. It includes suggested oral-care protocols to minimize complications, and communication strategies to facilitate disclosure and timely referral to therapists specializing in treating eating disorders. We will also discuss the ethical dilemmas we might face when communicating with the families of individuals with eating disorders. This course was recorded at Townie Meeting 2016 and is free to view for all those that attended.

Description of Speaker:
Ms. Linda M. Douglas graduated as a dental hygienist from the Royal Dental Hospital in London, England in 1982. After graduation she worked in periodontology before moving to Toronto, Canada, where she has worked in private practice since 1990. Ms. Douglas’ desire to support patients with eating disorders has instigated her in-depth study of eating disorders, and their effect on oral health.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Describe the oral and systemic complications of eating disorders.
  • Discuss the psychological and social aspects of eating disorders.
  • Describe an evidence-based, oral-care protocol for these patients.
  • Increase awareness of health-promoting resources for individuals with eating disorders.

The speaker declares that neither she nor any member of her family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program nor has a financial arrangement with any product or service mentioned in this course.

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CE Reviews


5.0  (4 Total Reviews)
4 people would recommend this course to a friend.
Great job Linda
Stephen Stephen
2/3/2017 9:26:41 AM
Great job
Great job Linda
Stephen Stephen
2/3/2017 9:26:25 AM
Great job
Great job Linda
Stephen Stephen
2/3/2017 9:26:21 AM
Great job
Great job Linda
Stephen Stephen
2/3/2017 9:26:02 AM
Great job

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