Spot the Eating Disorder: Critical Cases in Pediatrics

Author(s): Jillian Lee, Colleen Cuillard

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP A 1.00

Expires Dec 15, 2026

Topics: Behavioral/Psychosocial

Population: Pediatric

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Eating-disorder patients are presenting in more complex and critical states for medical care. Foundational knowledge of eating disorders is provided for incorporation in care practices. Eating-disorder patients often present with complex medical-related issues, including electrolyte disturbances, bradycardia, hypotension, self-harm behaviors and trauma.


  • Identify one to two current trends that contribute the to rise in eating disorders in the peds population.
  • Describe eating-disorder spectrums requiring hospital stabilization, including progression of care trends in an inpatient program.
  • Discuss challenging case presentations and the considerations which led to eating-disorder diagnosis in PICU and ED/trauma patients.

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Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity, read Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes, and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


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