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.
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: