All health professionals will come across eating disorders in their day-to-day clinical work.

Develop vital knowledge and skills to recognise and manage these life-threatening disorders, and support specialist treatment.

Self-study, video-based, eLearning with accompanying downloadable summaries and quizzes.

On completion you will receive a personalised CPD certificate accredited by the CPD Certification Service.

  • Develop a foundational understanding of the nature, presentation and diagnostic criteria of different types of eating disorders, illustrated by animated case stories.

  • Be equipped for conducting or supporting effective history-taking, examination and investigations of any patient who might have an eating disorder.

  • Understand related comorbidities and complications, including medical emergencies as covered in the Royal College of Psychiatrists MEED guidelines.

  • Understand appropriate compliance with confidentiality, capacity, and application of the Mental Health Act in relation to eating disorders.

  • Be equipped to play an appropriate role in supporting specialist treatment, through your own day-to-day clinical work.

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Family Mental Wealth is a social enterprise helping families build their mental health and wellbeing. It provides resources for parents/carers, children, schools, companies, and health professionals.

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust provides the widest range of NHS mental health services in the UK. It aims to be a leader in improving health and wellbeing locally, nationally and globally.

Oxford University Press advances knowledge and learning. It is a department of the University of Oxford and shares the objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

The CPD Certification Service is the world's leading and largest accreditation service for Continuing Professional Development. It evaluates learning activities to the highest standards.

Accompanying textbook

The eLearning is based upon this medical textbook, published by Oxford University Press.

This textbook is part of the ‘Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Psychiatry’ series. However, our authors have written it in a form suitable for ALL health professionals including: all hospital doctors, GPs, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician associates, psychologists, dentists, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists.

The eLearning is presented by the authors Prof Janet Treasure and Dr Elizabeth McNaught, and includes downloadable summary extracts of each chapter.

For more details on the full book, see the Oxford University Press website

Arrange a live training event

We also provide one-hour multi-media presentations including Q&A, in-person or online, drawing upon content from the eLearning, and featuring videos of Prof Janet Treasure and Dr Elizabeth McNaught. Our presenters will teach key knowledge and skills, and facilitate reflective learning and application.

Attendees may then access the full eLearning which, on completion, will also enable them to obtain a personalised CPD certificate accredited by the CPD Certification Service.

To enquire about availability, and to book our presenter to speak at your training event, email us at

Costs for the one-hour multi-media presentation: 

These costs cover our accredited presenter speaking at your training event, using our multi-media presentation, featuring videos of Prof Janet Treasure and Dr Elizabeth McNaught, and including Q&A.

Online: £350.
In-person: £950 plus travel.

Because Q&A are an important part of these presentations, we recommend a maximum of 50 attendees at such training events.