The Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders
Upcoming events in the 2014 Boden Institute Academic Research Seminar Series
- 6 November - How safe and effective are severe and intermittent fasting diets? Are they a passing and dangerous fad, or a valid solution for a growing proportion of us? - Associate Professor Amanda Salis
Online courses available
How safe and effective are severe and intermittent fasting diets? Are they a passing and dangerous fad, or a valid solution for a growing proportion of us?
Thursday 6 November 12:00–1:00 pm
Venue: Level 6 Seminar Room, Charles Perkins Centre - D17, Johns Hopkins Drive (off Missenden Road), The University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW 2006
Presenter: Associate Professor Amanda Salis from the Charles Perkins Centre and the Boden Institute
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With a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Western Australia and a PhD from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, Associate Professor Amanda Salis is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney’s Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders. Her research into hypothalamic control of appetite, body weight and body composition aims to help more people to attain and maintain optimum body composition and metabolic health throughout life.
Amanda's translational research spans studies with transgenic mice to randomized controlled trials in humans. Her current research is funded by NHMRC project grants totalling over $2.4 million.
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General and mental health professionals including GPs, Psychologists, Nurses, Dietitians, Psychiatrists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Counsellors
The Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders (CEDD) as part of the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders
The course is open to all interested health professionals
This course covers:
- Understanding Eating Disorders
- Preparation for Treatment
- Treatment Approaches
Each of the 5 core modules contain 3.5 hours of learning so 17.5 hours in total
Online quizzes at the end of each module
The course is delivered online and registered participants will have 6 months to complete the course
$195 Australian Professionals
$295 Overseas Professionals
10% discount for organisations registering 10 or more participants
The course is self-directed learning and participants have 6 months from registration to complete it
This course has been accredited as professional development training by the ACMHN (up to 18 points), the RACGP (2 category 2 points for each hour completed) and the Australian Counselling Association (34 points). Accreditation has been recently requested and is pending for the RCNA and ACRRM
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