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Learning Outcomes

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


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

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 the face to face course, where there will be a quiz based on your pre-course learning.

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