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Free Educational Webinar: Understanding Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Eating Disorder Risk

September 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Noon Mountain Time
Understanding Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Eating Disorder Risk
Lauren Absher, MPH, RD, CD
Outpatient Dietitian




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PowerPoint Handout

Post-test: for reference only


CE Information:

Center for Change has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6766. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Center for Change is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Center for Change, provider #141861 is a continuing professional education (CPE) accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Activity #164742. CDR credentialed practitioners will receive one continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this activity.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886558729-3927) for 1 continuing education contact hours.

AADE recognizes NASW, APA, and CDR as continuing education providers on the NCBDE list of recognized approved providers. The continuing education must be applicable to diabetes. Participants are responsible for contacting their respective state and discipline licensing boards to confirm acceptance of CE hours.

Center for Change is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center for Change maintains responsibility for this program and its content.



Description of Presentation:

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a prevalent metabolic issue. The following presentation will explain the general pathophysiology of PCOS, how to detect PCOS, and the risk factors for eating disorders that are common for individuals with PCOS. It will also explain evidence-based nutrition/supplement/medication recommendations for PCOS management. The negative impact that dieting and weight cycling have on exacerbating PCOS symptoms will be addressed.

Learning Objectives:

Based on the content of the workshop participants will be able to:

1. Describe the connection between PCOS and eating disorders

2. Explain nutrition recommendations for PCOS management

3. Discuss why diets don’t work long-term for PCOS management

Training For:

Staff of Hospitals, Medical Centers, Mental Health Clinics, General Medicine Physicians, Psychiatrists, APRN’s, Psychologists, Counselors, Dietitians, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, Mental Health Technicians for all levels including introductory to advanced.


September 21, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm