Aim:

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, including the prevalence, diagnosis and symptoms and the associated complications with the main focus on Crohn’s Disease [CD] and Ulcerative Colitis [UC]
  • Be able to refer to current national and international guidelines/standards for the management of IBD
  • Have a knowledge of medical management and treatments for IBD – during active disease and in remission
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of nutritional therapies for IBD including enteral and parenteral nutrition
  • Understand dietetic roles and responsibilities in IBD management​
  • Understand the principles and implementation of patient supported self-management


Aim:

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, including the prevalence, diagnosis and symptoms and the associated complications with the main focus on Crohn’s Disease [CD] and Ulcerative Colitis [UC]
  • Be able to refer to current national and international guidelines/standards for the management of IBD
  • Have a knowledge of medical management and treatments for IBD – during active disease and in remission
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of nutritional therapies for IBD including enteral and parenteral nutrition
  • Understand dietetic roles and responsibilities in IBD management​
  • Understand the principles and implementation of patient supported self-management


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