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Dietary management and the low FODMAP diet in IBS - INTRODUCTION 1-day course - ONLINE version


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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for dietitians with an interest in the dietary management of irritable bowel syndrome who have limited clinical experience of managing patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

Through formal lectures, group discussions on clinical cases and seminar presentations based on practice examples, participants will gain an understanding of irritable bowel syndrome and its dietary management.

In particular the course will cover:

  • IBS aetiopathogenesis and medical management
  • Guidelines for the dietary management of IBS
  • Mechanisms and evidence for first line dietary management of IBS
  • Mechanisms and evidence for the low FODMAP diet in IBS
  • Understand the principles behind the low FODMAP diet


HOW IS COURSE TAUGHT?
This course is taught with recorded lectures.


WHAT WILL I GET OUT OF IT?

By the end of the course you will

  • Be competent and confident to provide first-line dietary advice for patients with irritable bowel syndrome
  • Have an understanding of the criteria for symptom assessment in irritable bowel syndrome
  • Have an understanding of the mechanisms of the low FODMAP diet
  • Have a basic understanding of how to implement the low FODMAP diet

Please note this course will not provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of how to implement the low FODMAP diet however it will provide sufficient background information and evidence to support you developing your own learning in this area.


WHO IS IT FOR?

This course is designed for qualified dietitians in clinical practice who occasionally see patients with irritable bowel syndrome.