Online training course for health professionals: The Low FODMAP Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Are you a dietitian or health professional looking to specialise in the dietary management of IBS? Our expert team has developed an online training course on dietary management of IBS, with a focus on how to safely and effectively implement a low FODMAP diet in clinical practice.
This 10 module course synthesises the latest findings from the scientific literature to give you an in-depth theoretical and practical understanding of the pathophysiology of IBS and the appropriate prescription and implementation of a low FODMAP diet. The course is available online, allowing dietitians and health professionals all over the world to learn from the experts who pioneered FODMAP research at Monash University. Interactive elements throughout the course support learning, such as:
- Written and video case studies
- Question-answer flip cards
- Sorting activities
- Reading exercises
- Multiple choice quizzes and a final exam
Registered dietitians who pass the final exam will be recognised as Monash University Low FODMAP trained Dietitians and issued with a certificate that may be used to claim continuing professional education units with member dietetic associations. The course will take 20 to 25 hours to complete.
US registered Dietitians - 25 CPEU hours approved, CPE Level 2
All other registered dietitians – 25 CPE hours
- You will gain in-depth understanding and practical skills in the following areas:
- The pathophysiology of IBS, including causes, symptoms, diagnostic techniques, alarm features and the role of breath hydrogen testing
- The FODMAP concept and the FODMAP composition of foods
- Implementing the low FODMAP diet in clinical practice, from assessment, through to education and managing the re-challenge phase
- Troubleshooting strategies and considerations when patients are not responding well to a low FODMAP diet
- Adjunct therapies, including hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, stress management, probiotics and pharmacological therapies
- Other dietary approaches to IBS management, such as fiber modification, adding glucose to fructose, the low food chemical diet and the gluten-free diet
- Other applications of the low FODMAP diet, including in paediatric patients with IBS, breastfeeding mothers of infants with colic, women with endometriosis and individuals with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Online course introductory offer available now!
Offer valid until December 31st, 2017