To increase knowledge and skills in the nutritional care of adults living with Inflammatory bowel disease.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • understand what IBD is  - epidemiology, prevalence, incidence etc with a main focus on Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis;
  • understand the complications associated with IBD;
  • be aware of guidelines/standards e.g. ESPEN Guidelines ;
  • have a knowledge of treatments for IBD - during active disease and in remission;
  • have a knowledge of medical nutrition therapy for IBD - evidence and best value approaches;
  • have a knowledge of enteral and parenteral nutrition therapies;
  • understand the principles and implementation of patient supported self-management - health literacy, the role of digital, new ways of working;
  • understand dietetic roles and responsibilities in IBD management;
  • understand the role of the third sector in support

To increase knowledge and skills in the nutritional care of adults living with Inflammatory bowel disease.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • understand what IBD is  - epidemiology, prevalence, incidence etc with a main focus on Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis;
  • understand the complications associated with IBD;
  • be aware of guidelines/standards e.g. ESPEN Guidelines ;
  • have a knowledge of treatments for IBD - during active disease and in remission;
  • have a knowledge of medical nutrition therapy for IBD - evidence and best value approaches;
  • have a knowledge of enteral and parenteral nutrition therapies;
  • understand the principles and implementation of patient supported self-management - health literacy, the role of digital, new ways of working;
  • understand dietetic roles and responsibilities in IBD management;
  • understand the role of the third sector in support