By 2022, more than 100,000
Australians will live with either
Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis

At Crohn’s & Colitis Australia we have made it our mission to ensure that every person has access to the care and support that they need.
About GutSmart
GutSmart is an online education platform that delivers training courses to health professionals on the topic of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. With the Crohn’s and colitis community spread out across the country, our approach to professional education will make it possible for patients from Perth to Hobart to be supported by healthcare workers who are familiar with their treatment needs.
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Introducing Our Courses
Nutrition and IBD for Dietitians

For patients with inflammatory bowel disease, proper nutritional care can be life-changing – and even lifesaving.

Conditions like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can make it hard to properly ingest, digest, and absorb food and water. Because of this, they need to be managed carefully to keep patients as healthy as possible, and to prevent or alleviate nutrition-related complications like malnutrition and obstruction.

After completing this course, you will walk away with a greater understanding of the role of nutritional care in IBD, as well as a deeper insight into the science behind IBD pathophysiology and treatment.

Nutrition and IBD for Dietitians is designed to provide you with IBD-specific knowledge that you can apply in your practice as a dietitian.

Psychological Health In IBD

Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic condition that touches every aspect of a person’s life, from their relationships to their work and education. What’s more, there is a biological connection between a person’s brain and their gut, so mental health and gut health are often closely intertwined.

Psychological health in IBD has never been more important; however, our research shows that only 1 in 10 patients have a psychologist as part of their treatment team. By signing up for this GutSmart course, you can help to meet a growing need for sensitive, informed psychological care.

Psychological Health in IBD is designed to provide you with IBD-specific knowledge that you can apply in your practice as a psychologist.

It can be counted towards 12 CPD hours and includes:

  • Case studies
  • Quizzes
  • Examples of practice
  • A certificate of completion
Reach Out & Get In Touch

1800 138 029

Available from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Mon-Fri)

Address: 4/363 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell Victoria 3124