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MC3 Recorded Education Series: ARFID (Avoidant-Restrictive Food Intake Disorder) in the Primary Care Setting

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Fri, 4/9/21
Termination Date: Sun, 3/31/24
Credits: 0.75

Educational Planner and Presenter
Natalie Prohaska

Activity Coordinators
Erin Hughes-Krieger, MSW
Laura Hurst, MSW
Anne Kramer, MSW
Erin Hughes-Krieger, MSW
Laura Hurst, MSW
Anne Kramer, MSW

There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Name criteria for ARFID and distinguish between the three subtypes
  2. Identify symptoms of ARFID in primary care patients, assess for risk, and triage patients to the appropriate level of care.
  3. Identify the types of psychotherapy that are effective in treating patients with ARFID
  4. Clinically manage ARFID in the primary care setting using psychopharmacological interventions.
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians in the fields of Adolescent Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Psychiatry.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional Info: Bibliographic Resources

Thomas, J., Lawson, E. Micali, N et al. (2017) Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder: a Three-Dimensional Model of Neurobiology with Implications for Etiology and Treatment. Current Psychiatry Reports. 19(8):54

Zimmerman, J., Fisher, M. (2017) Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care. 47(4):95-103

Bryant-Waugh, R. (2019) Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 28(4):557-565.

Couturier, J., Isserlin, L., Spettigue, W., Norris, M. (2019) Psychotropic Medication for Children and Adolescents with Eating Disorders. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 28(4):583-592.

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 0.75
Participation: 0.75