Ovidio Bermudez, MD
Keynote Presentation Title:
“Harm Reduction and Other Approaches in the Treatment of SEED”
In this presentation Dr Bermudez will discuss the definition, treatment alternatives in the management of Severe and Enduring Eating Disorders and Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa. The history and definition of SEED and SEAN will be explored. He will expand on the definition and applicability of various approaches including involuntary treatment, harm reduction model and palliative care.
- Attendees will be able to discuss conceptualizations of eating disorders/Anorexia Nervosa.
- Attendees will be able to identify SEED.
- Attendees will understand the role of involuntary treatment.
- Attendees will be able to identify harm reduction approaches in the care of SEED/SEAN.
Ovidio Bermudez, MD, is the Senior Medical Director of Child & Adolescent Services, Chief Clinical Education Officer and Executive Ambassador for Eating Recovery Center and affiliates. He holds academic appointments as Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He is Board certified in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Bermudez, MD, is also a co-founder of Renewed.