Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder: Review and Guidelines for Treatment
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3005, 3010, 3050
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.1; 8.1.4; 8.3.1
CPE Level 1
CDR Activity Type 740
This continuing education course discusses avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), the most recent classification method that attempts to eliminate difficulties that have existed in diagnosing and treating feeding disorders. It reviews ARFID in the greater context of feeding disorders and examines potential issues affecting diagnosis.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals will be better able to:
- Discuss the broad context of feeding disorders.
- Define avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID).
- Identify the diagnostic criteria for the ARFID patient population.
- Make specific recommendations for treatment of the ARFID patient population.
Hillary Mamis, MS, RD, LDN, is a dietitian based in Andover, Massachusetts, who has worked in all levels of care at an eating disorder treatment facility before joining the Nutrition Factory, LLC, where she works with outpatients.
- 2.00 CDR