CEED was pleased to host the first seminar of the 2017 program – Medical Management of Eating Disorders in the Community. The significant impacts of eating disorders on physical health and the resultant risks require assertive management by the multi-disciplinary care team; to ensure prevention of complications and timely treatment. Health professionals working in primary care, mental health services, community health and support services and private practice need a thorough knowledge of the identification, monitoring and the management of the medical consequences of eating disorders to ensure clients receive a high quality and timely treatment response by engagement with GP’s and medical specialist for monitoring and treatment.
Speaker: Dr Catherine Lynch, FRACP, M. Bioethics, M.B.B.S. Clinical Advisor Paediatrics and Adolescents, Alfred Health; Consultant Paediatrician, Adolescent Medicine, Monash Children’s Hospital.