Understanding eating disorders - eLearning (01HN06CL/20)

Online Course

Course details

If you would like more information on this subject for purely personal reasons or are looking to work with individuals with eating disorders, this free course is an ideal course for you. This session aims to give you the knowledge to understand the impact of and key issues around eating disorders. On the course you will also learn about the harmful effects eating disorders can have on individuals as well as their friends and family.

What do I need to join the course?

In order to join this eLearning course you will need: A reliable internet connection and a computer, laptop or tablet. You may also choose to use a headset or earphones. You will need to have access to the East Riding eLearn platform and joining instructions will be sent to you after you have enrolled.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

No specific equipment is required to attend the course, although pens & paper for taking notes whilst the training is in progress may be useful. You should ensure that you have a suitable place to study that is free from any distractions.

How will I learn?

This is an eLearning course, which allows you to work at your own pace. Once logged on to eLearn you can access the course on your dashboard. You will find information to read and questions to take part in which must be answered correctly to progress through the course.

What will I learn?

On this course you will learn:

  • The definition of eating disorders
  • The types and causes of eating disorders and how they may affect the individual and their friends and family
  • Medical interventions
  • How you may be able to help an individual recover from a specific eating disorder
  • What local resources are available to those experiencing an eating disorder

What could I do next?

You may wish to go on to join one of our other Health and Social Care courses. If you want to try a different subject then we offer a range of opportunities in computer skills, English, maths, employability, creative skills, retail, photography, supporting teaching and learning in schools etc. To view our course offer visit our course pages.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.