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Dartmouth College

Pediatric Lecture Series - Caring for Adolescents with Eating Disorders in Northern New England

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Dartmouth Health Continuing Education for Professionals Home, Pediatric Lecture Series - Caring for Adolescents with Eating Disorders in Northern New England, 2/9/2021 8:00:00 AM - 2/9/2024 9:00:00 AM, This Pediatric Lecture Series will discuss important pediatric topics that may lead to the improvement of child health from an individual, health care system and/or societal level.

Viking A. Hedberg, M.D., M.P.H.
NH Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency
Concord Hospital

Learning Outcome(s)
At the conclusion of this lecture, (at least 75% of) learners will be able to discuss the role of health care professionals in the identification, care, and evaluation of the variety of eating disorders that can develop during adolescence.

The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have reported NO financial interest or relationship* with various companies. There were no individuals in a position to control the content that refused to disclose.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

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