Medical Emergencies in Eating Disorders (MEED) Training Course


Course Overview: 

Our Medical Emergencies in Eating Disorders (MEED) Training Course is an essential program designed for healthcare professionals seeking comprehensive knowledge and skills to effectively manage medical emergencies arising in the context of eating disorders. 

This course will provide participants with the expertise needed to navigate critical situations, ensuring optimal care for individuals with eating disorders. Our course also considers assessing and managing patients with severe eating disorders and aims to reduce the in-hospital deaths of patients with severe eating disorders. 

Understanding the causes and impact of eating disorders is a key skill for any healthcare worker. If you work in care or nursing, this fundamental knowledge is essential. 

The Medical Emergencies in Eating Disorders (MEED) Training Course is split into four modules: 


Module 1: Introduction to Eating Disorders   

  • Explore the various types of eating disorders, their prevalence, and the impact on physical and mental health.
  • Understand the psychosocial factors contributing to the development of eating disorders.
  • Recognise early signs and symptoms for timely intervention.


Module 2: Medical Complications of Eating Disorders   

  • Delve into the physiological consequences of eating disorders, including cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and endocrine complications.
  • Learn to identify red flags indicating potential medical emergencies.


Module 3: Emergency Management Protocols   

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of medical emergencies commonly associated with eating disorders, such as refeeding syndrome, electrolyte imbalances, and cardiac complications.
  • Learn evidence-based emergency management protocols and interventions.


Module 4: Nutritional Rehabilitation 

  • Explore the principles of nutritional rehabilitation in the context of eating disorders.
  • Understand the challenges and strategies for refeeding safely to prevent complications.


Course Format: 

 This training course is delivered through a combination of lectures, case studies, interactive discussions, and practical simulations. 


Who This Course Is For:   

  • Medical professionals, including physicians, nurses, dietitians, and psychologists.
  • Mental health professionals working with individuals with eating disorders.



Upon successful completion of our course, participants will receive a certificate of completion, demonstrating their expertise in managing medical emergencies in the context of eating disorders. 



 Bookings for the MEED training course is open year-round, as we only deliver this training course onsite/inhouse at your premises by prior arrangement. 

 Join us on a journey to enhance your skills, expand your knowledge, and make a meaningful impact in the lives of individuals facing medical emergencies in the challenging landscape of eating disorders. Enrol in the MEED Training Course today!