Eating disorder for adults simulation course

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About the course

This one-day online simulation learning course is designed for clinical staff working in general adult psychiatry settings, general medical settings, primary care, and social care for adults.

We will explore common eating disorder presentations in the general setting.

The course will give participants the opportunity to be involved in a series of simulated scenarios using actors and will use an established debrief model to assist participants to learn positively and constructively from this experience. We aim to include members of the interprofessional team for each delivery, including medical doctors, psychiatrists, RMNs, primary care nurses, nurse practitioners, and medical nurses, dieticians, family therapists, social workers, and support workers working within mental health and acute medical services.

National guidance and practitioners with lived experience have been consulted in the development of this course.

Learning objectives

After completing this course we aim that those attending will:

  • Develop confidence in how to interact with t and support individuals living with an eating disorder
  • Improve knowledge of managing the mental health and physical health complexities of patients presenting with an eating disorder
  • Develop an increased understanding of legal frameworks relevant to individuals suffering from an eating disorder
  • Be aware of family and support network involvement in eating disorder management and develop an understanding of potential complexities in support network dynamics
  • Be aware of difficulties for individuals with eating disorders transition from Child and Young People Services to Adult Services
Need to cancel?

We've noticed variations in course attendance, which can affect the quality of our program and lead to cancellations. If you find that you can no longer attend a course, please inform us promptly so that we can offer your spot to someone on the waiting list. In some instances, we may also notify your line manager if there's no record of your cancellation. We understand the considerable pressures you're facing in the current working environment and appreciate your effort in contacting us at

Please be aware: To ensure our courses meet their intended objectives, we need a minimum number of participants for the course to proceed as scheduled. If bookings fall below this threshold, we may need to cancel the course.

How to book

Please be mindful that the availability of slots for this course is quite limited, and they will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis for each specific region. To secure your spot in the course, please follow the instructions below:

Click the "Book Now" button located below.
Next, Complete your booking by entering the provided PIN. (If you do not have a PIN, please contact us via email at or by phone at 0330 808 9391)
Following your submission, you can expect to receive notification of your acceptance within the next 48 hours. Once your application is approved, you will be granted access to an array of valuable course materials and resources. We look forward to welcoming you to the course!

Course schedule

Target audience
Nurses, Doctors, HCAs, Support Workers, OTs, Dieticians, Family therapists.
Upcoming date
Length and time
17/01/2024 09:00-17:00
8 hours
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