Cases in Binge Eating Disorder

Psychiatry
Curriculum:
Binge Eating Disorder
Credits:
1 ANCC Contact Hours 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Launch Date:
July 28, 2015
Expiration Date:
The accreditation for this activity has expired.

Primary Audience:

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Physician Assistants

Relevant Terms:

Binge eating disorder, eating disorders

Tracy S. Cummings, MD

Tracy S. Cummings, MD
Adjunct Instructor, University of Cincinnati
Psychiatrist, Lindner Center of HOPE
Cincinnati, OH

Tracy Suzanne Cummings serves as a staff psychiatrist for Lindner Center of HOPE. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of children through emerging adulthood and works to integrate all aspects of mental and physical health into the treatment process.
 
Dr. Cummings gained experience working with individuals and families coping with severe and chronic psychiatric issues at Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital in Toledo while completing her fellowship training. Dr. Cummings began her adult general psychiatry residency training at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and she completed her training at the University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. She also specialized in child and adolescent psychiatry during her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toledo Medical Center. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio.
 
A published clinician, Dr. Cummings has co-authored work on the treatment of catatonic schizophrenia and the use of biofeedback in treating anxiety and depression in children and adolescents. She has presented locally and nationally on topics on a wide range of topics, including ADHD in adults, bullying in youth, and binge eating disorder.

Deidre Berens, MS, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Deidre Berens, MS, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Instructor, APNI Psych Track
College of Nursing, Seattle University
Seattle, WA

Deidre Berens, MS, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, is a program instructor for the Family Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing program at Seattle University’s College of Nursing. She also practices as a mental health nurse practitioner, providing mental health counseling and medication management for children, teens, and young adults. She earned her BA at Ohio University and her MS in nursing from Oregon Health and Science University.
1. Describe diagnostic criteria for binge eating disorder (BED) as well as common conditions with which BED comorbidly occurs
2. Implement screening for BED into daily practice among at-risk patients
3. Integrate evidence-based treatment strategies for BED, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions
4. Provide appropriate care and counsel to patients and their families

PHYSICIAN CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and RMEI, LLC. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Credit Designation
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
NURSING CONTINUING EDUCATION
Accreditation Statement  
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
 
 
Credit Designation
1.0 contact hour may be earned for successful completion of this activity. Designated for 0.3 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower policy. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
 
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:
  • Tracy S. Cummings, MD, has no affiliations with commercial interests relative to the content to disclose.
  • Deidre Berens, MS, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, has no affiliations with commercial interests relative to the content to disclose.
RMEI, LLC
  • Jacqui Brooks, MBBCh, MRCPsych, has no affiliations with commercial interests relative to the content to disclose.
  • Amy Reeve has no affiliations with commercial interests relative to the content to disclose.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
Charles E. Willis, MBA, Director of Continuing Education; Amanda Sewell, MBA, Manager of Continuing Education; Debbie Price, Registration Database Administrator; and Alma Perez, Accreditation Specialist, have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.
 
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
The following PIM planners and managers, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CCMEP, and Jan Schultz, MSN, RN, CCMEP, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.
 
DISCLAIMER
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients' conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
 
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 
 
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
 
Estimated time to complete: 1.0 hour
Medium: Internet

FEE INFORMATION
There is no fee for this educational activity.

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT
This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from Shire.

HOW TO RECEIVE CREDIT
By reviewing the course content and successfully completing the post-test and evaluation, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants are entitled to receive up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and 1.0 ANCC contact hour (0.3 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit). A statement of credit will be available to print from your user history page. Users must:
 
  • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
  • Participate in the activity.
  • Complete the post-test and activity evaluation.
Physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive CME/CE credit. You must score 70% or higher on the post-test to receive credit for this activity. All other participants who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive a certificate of participation.
 
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