Online Learning

Welcome to the Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders Online Learning Program which addresses the nature, identification, assessment and treatment of eating disorders. This program was funded by and developed in collaboration with NSW Health. The program combines text based learning, videos, interactives and quiz’s. All five modules contain a Core curriculum, required to pass the quiz, an In Practice section with additional clinical tools, and a Resources section with key readings and resources. We hope you enjoy this program and find it helps you to work with clients suffering eating disorders and assist them in their recovery.

Read more about the program below, then please view the technical specifications to ensure your computer is eligible before you register your interest.

To register your interest please click on the ‘Register’ link next to your location to do so.

If you are a clinician from a NSW LHD that has convened a working party, then you are eligible for complimentary access to the CEDD’s Online Learning Program. For more information, please CLICK HERE.


* Please ensure you choose carefully as we are unable to issue refunds



This highly interactive online course, using expert videos, role-plays, interactive exercises and quizzes, will provide you with comprehensive training in the medical, psychological and dietetic management of these mental illnesses. A flexible learning format allows you to tailor your learning experience to a basic or more challenging level.

Course Content
Learning occurs through five, self-paced modules providing clinicians with up-to-date knowledge and skills to work effectively in the area of Eating Disorders. Course content ranges from the introductory, for those who are new to the field, to the advanced for those wanting to consolidate and build on their existing abilities. Each module will equip you with an understanding of the central issues in the field and the skills required in each step of the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of clients, for both children and adults, across all major eating disorder diagnoses.

Topics are varied and include:

  • background and diagnostic issues
  • medical, nutritional and mental health assessment and the considerations that are unique to the assessment process in Eating Disorders
  • planning and preparation for treatment
  • the different techniques and treatments suitable for the Eating Disorders
  • key concepts in treating clients in different service settings

Interactive Self-Directed Learning
Learn at your own pace through five modules designed to significantly develop your skills and knowledge. Each module contains a Core curriculum, required to pass the quiz, an In Practice section offering a more in-depth view of the topic and clinical tools, and a Resources section with key readings and materials beneficial in your immediate practice, and to keep as a ongoing reference resource.
Each module provides access to a range of learning formats, from interactive text, to lectures and role plays conducted by renowned Australian and international specialists in the field, as well as feedback from sufferers and their families. The course allows the opportunity for training at work or in the comfort of your own home without the need for attending workshops.

Continuing Professional Development
This online training program provides relevant professional development in the area of Eating Disorders suitable for Medical Practitioners, Nurses, Dietitians, Psychologists and other allied health professionals. The course has been designed to meet the CPD requirements of the bodies governing these professional groups. It offers a flexible and effective way to meet your CPD requirements as you complete the online assessment at the end of each module.

Readings & References List

Following many requests from users of the eating disorders Online Learning program for a comprehensive list of all the references and recommended readings featured in the program, a “CEDD Online Learning Program – Readings & References List” is now available for download. This PDF document contains all of the references and readings that are featured throughout the program and listed in the ‘Resources’ section of each module topic, and is designed to enhance and supplement the learning experience.

Please click HERE to download the list.


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Successful completion of this Online Learning program earns 17.5 ACMHN continuing professional education (CPE) points.