The Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian: How to Achieve the CEDRD Credential
December 12, 2017
CPEU Certificate Expires 12/12/2020
Cost: Members Free! Non-Members Free!
Webinar presented by: Beth Harrell, MS, RDN, LD, CEDRD
Synopsis: The Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian (CEDRD) must be proficient in areas related to medical, therapeutic and nutritional needs of eating disorders with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration. This session guides the participant through the educational and practice requirements to become a specialist including the process of working with an approved supervisor.
- Understand the requirements to become certified as a specialist in eating disorders
- Explain the supervisory process as it relates to nutrition counseling for eating disorders
- Describe difference between the two routes to certification
- Apply understanding of routes to choosing one’s own path
CPE level: Level 1: Little or no prior knowledge of subject
Suggested Learning Codes:
1010 – Career planning
5200 – Disordered eating
6060 – Learning needs assessment.
Suggested Performance Indicators:
3.2.3 Pursues and embraces opportunities to advance practice
3.2.4 Encourages others to engage in personal and professional development activities for career growth and skill enhancement
8.3.7 Integrates new knowledge and skills into practice
9.1 Recognizes and applies education and learning theories and principles in practice.
Beth Harrell has over 20 years of experience working in all settings of eating disorders care, currently in a full multidisciplinary outpatient and medical stabilization eating disorders center. Perhaps more important than her work experience is her heart for excellence in education, training, and recognition for practitioners who treat these complex disorders. She is an IAEDP approved supervisor and enjoys the energy that is generated from new practitioners who continually grow through the process. Her long history of teaching includes directing a dietetic internship, teaching nutrition courses in the college setting, and training dietetic interns in eating disorders at the clinic level. She is a speaker for local, regional and national events and meets with other specialists on a regular basis to stay abreast of best practices and clinical challenges. Beth became certified as an eating disorders specialist through IAEDP 7 years ago and has served on the certification committee for 4 years. Since May 2017 she oversees the certification process as director.