Introduction to dietary management of Individuals with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)


To increase knowledge and skills in the nutritional care of adults living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this blended learning 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


9.30 Registration and refreshments

9.50 Welcome and introductions

10.00 Context for the day & icebreaker

10.10 Pre course quiz recap

10.20 Nutritional considerations

11.05 Break

11.20 Nutritional therapies

12.15 Lunch

13.00 Workshop – Dietetic service

13.45 Dietetic Assessment

14.45 Break

15.00 Case studies

15.45 Supporting patients with self-management

16.30 Questions and close

N.B Timings and sessions are subject to change

Pre-course requirements and information

Before attending the course, delegates are required to complete a short online introductory module. This module must be completed in advance of your attendance on the course.  There are also several items to read before attending the course and your knowledge of these will be informally tested at the beginning of the course.

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