Binge Eating Disorder

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  Binge Eating Disorder

Credits: 1.25   Post-Assessment Questions:  9

Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 6 Jan 2022
Last Reviewed: 6 Jan 2021
Estimated Time To Finish: 75 Minutes

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Activity Description

Binge eating disorder is an eating disorder associated with various psychological and non-psychological issues with some degree of impairment of daily life and a few severe impairments. According to The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), binge eating disorder consists of (1) Consuming a larger amount of food than other people would be able to consume in similar circumstances and similar period (usually within a two hour period). (2) Lack of control of eating and feeling guilty after eating. Episodes of binge eating disorder occur every week (at least once a week) for three months and not associated with compensatory behavior. This activity highlights the role of the interprofessional healthcare team in evaluating, treating, and managing patients with this condition.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify the etiology and epidemiology of binge eating disorder.
  • Outline the appropriate history, physical examination, and evaluation of binge eating disorder.
  • Review the treatment and management options available for binge eating disorder.

Author(s) / Contributors Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Each author, editor, faculty and planning committee member have completed a disclosure form indicating that neither they nor their spouse/partner has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of this activity.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT: This activity has received NO commercial support.

Contributors

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Authors: Aqsa Iqbal
Editors: Anis Rehman
Editors-In-Chief: Sherry Gossman
Chief Medical Reviewer: Saad Nazir
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Bernadette Makar
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Dorothy Caputo
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn

Continuing Education Accreditation Information


 

This activity is jointly provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and StatPearls. AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 1.25 Contact Hours.

 

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Instructions for Credit

  1. Register for the activity and create a StatPearls login.     
  2. Review the required accreditation information:  Target audience, learning objectives and disclosure information.
  3. Complete the entire self-study activity.
  4. Complete the post-test assessments.
  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
  6. Complete the evaluation form.
  7. Obtain a certificate.

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The information provided at this CNE activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

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