UW School of Nursing

July 29, 2021

Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2019 | Eating Disorders

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Image for UW Neurospychotropic Drug Therapy course.Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2019
Eating Disorders: The Role of Psychopharmacology
On-Demand Program


Sarah Golub, MD, MPH
Divisional of Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA

Target Audience

For psychiatric nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Recognize the diagnostic criteria for eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder.
  2. Appreciate the clinical approach to managing eating disorders.
  3. Discuss the role of psychiatric medications in the management of eating disorders.