Congratulations on completing all learning components of the EMBED program.

We would now appreciate some of your time to understand your current thoughts and attitudes towards BED, as well as gain your general feedback as required by RACGP.

 

This survey has 4 sections with a total of 20 questions. Please allow around 15 minutes to complete the survey.

 

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Section 1

The following questions regard your own experience with BED, and you may recognise them from the pre- and post-learning surveys. Using the rating scale rate how strongly you agree with these statements, on a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 = strongly disagree and 10 = strongly agree.

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I am confident in distinguishing BED from other eating disorders
I am familiar with the signs and symptoms of BED
BED is top of mind when patients present with an eating disorder
BED presents in a fairly standardised way
I am familiar with the neurobiology of eating behaviours
I consider BED as a neurobiological condition
I consider BED to be a lifestyle disorder
I consider food bingeing as a type of addiction
I am interested in learning more about BED and how to manage it
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I am familiar with how to systematically diagnose BED
I am confident in my ability to interview and counsel patients with BED
I am confident in grading the severity of bingeing of a patient with BED
I am confident in engaging patients with neutrality and sensitivity regarding their eating habit
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I am confident in the management of patients with BED
I know where to access appropriate resources for managing BED
I am aware of what is available to manage patients under the new Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for eating disorders
I am familiar with how treatment options vary depending on comorbidities
I am confident in developing an Eating Disorder Plan for a patient with BED
I am confident in flexing my management approach to meet patient needs over time
I am familiar with the pharmacological management options for BED
I am confident in educating patients with BED about their condition
I am confident in engaging family members and other support people in BED management plans
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I know of local specialists who would be competent at managing BED
I know where to look for appropriate specialists who would be competent at managing BED
I find it easy to refer patients with BED to appropriate specialists
I am comfortable collaborating with other health professionals to manage BED
I am clear on my role as a GP in the multidisciplinary care of a patient with BED

Section 2

The following questions regard the diagnosis and management of BED, and again you may recognise them from the pre-activity survey. Please respond with your thoughts now that you have completed the EMBED program.
5. In relation to other diseases and conditions, how important to do you consider the correct detection and management of BED?*

6. The following screening and diagnostic tools were explained during the EMBED program. Using the rating scale, rate how confident you are in using these tools on a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 = not confident at all and 10 = extremely confident.

7. What percentage of patients with BED do you believe are currently going undiagnosed?*

10. Based on your current knowledge and using the rating scale, rate the clinical benefit of the following interventions within BED patient management on a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 = least beneficial and 10 = most beneficial.

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Psychological therapyFirst row
Psychiatric interventions
Medical management of comorbidities
Nutrition and meal planning
Physical exercise regime
Bariatric surgery
Specialist pharmacological treatment
Weight/craving reduction medication
Mental Healthcare Plan or Eating Disorder Plan (EDP)

Section 3

The following question regards how you intend to apply your learning from the EMBED program in future practice.
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I intend to use the BEDS-7
I intend to use the DSM-5
I intend to use the EDE-Q
I am comfortable collaborating with other health professionals to manage BED
I am clear on my role as a GP in the multidisciplinary care of a patient with BED
I intend to use the new EDP MBS items for patients with BED
I intend to use the new EDP MBS items for patients with other eating disorders
I intend to incorporate my personalised BED protocol developed during the program
I intend to use new strategies to approach patients about their eating habits
I intend to reach out to local specialists and initiate a BED referral network
I intend to use the BED resources supplied from the program
I feel I can apply my learnings from the program immediately
I intend to do further learning on BED
I intend to recommend the EMBED program to my GP colleagues

Section 4

The following questions are to gather your evaluation of the EMBED program. *Please note that Questions 12 to 15 are mandatory as per RACGP requirements.
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Recall the latest evidence on the scope and impact of unmanaged BED
Explain the neurobiological mechanisms of BED and comorbidities
Confidently identify and screen patients at risk of BED
Navigate the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items and health services available for the management of patients with BED
Prepare a referral plan for the management of a patient with BED
Not metPartially metEntirely met
Not relevantPartially relevantEntirely relevant
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