3025-17: When Food Controls a Mother's Love: Recovered Anorexic Mothers Feeding their Children

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3025-17: When Food Controls a Mother's Love:  Recovered Anorexic Mothers Feeding their Children

There are invisible wounds in a recovered anorexic mother that can resurface when faced with feeding a child everyday. Antepartum identification of women who have a history of anorexia nervosa is imperative in order to provide guidance and emotional support throughout pregnancy and postpartum.

  Carrie Morgan Eaton, MSN, RNC-OB, PhD(c)

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  38 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe recovery from anorexia nervosa.
  2. Discuss the use of Colaizzi's (1978) phenomenological research related to this study topic.
  3. Discuss the findings and clinical implications of a phenomenological study on recovered anorexic mothers feeding their children.

Keywords:  Anorexia Nervosa, Eating Disorder, Maternal, Postpartum, Colaizzi, Phenomenology, Remission

Continuing Nursing Education:
0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Friday, October 20, 2017
2:45pm - 3:30pm

The contact hours for this session expire: January 1, 2021

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