Care of the Hospitalized Patient with Severe Anorexia Nervosa or Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Care of the Hospitalized Patient with Severe Anorexia Nervosa or Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder


Identification: MSNJ2112
Issue: May-June 2021
Volume: Vol. 30/No. 3
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 06/30/2023
  • 1.30 - CH

Price: $20.00

Description

Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to discuss the potential complications and how to care for patients with Anorexia Nervosa or Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder as they are renourished.


Contact hours available until 6/30/23.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online NCPD evaluation.

Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this nursing continuing professional development article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This education activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, AMSN Education Director.

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Care of the Hospitalized Patient with Severe Anorexia Nervosa or Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

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Ivory Pedral
7/9/21 3:14 pm

Caring for persons with a severe eating disorder is complex and requires a well-informed hospital team aware of potential medical complications

Ivory Pedral
7/17/21 5:24 pm

Caring for persons with a severe eating disorder is complex and requires a well-informed hospital team aware of potential medical complications. Close patient monitoring by nurses is vital. The risks during refeeding can be avoided when managed appropriately (Mehl - er & Andersen, 2017). In addition to meeting patients’ medical needs, nurses also should provide emotional support. While patients with AN or ARFID may struggle with associated behaviors, they are more than their illnes

Lucille Carmeli Lorea
8/18/21 1:44 am

They need emotional support too.

Elaine Spurlock
11/30/21 4:43 pm

Wow this article has opened my eyes to certain things I particularly overlook by only paying attention into one diagnosis and not the whole psychosocial life of the individual. Thank you, very well done