In this course, you will learn :
- Apply advanced knowledge and practical skills to the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) patients using dietary interventions such as the low FODMAP diet.
- Determine the suitability of the low FODMAP diet for different patient groups.
- Describe FODMAPs and the mechanisms by which they affect digestion and the onset of symptoms.
- Improve understanding of how to implement and educate patients on all three phases of the low FODMAP diet.
- Describe how to troubleshoot the low FODMAP diet in patients who do not notice any improvement in their symptoms.
- Identify the main sources of FODMAPs in foods and understand how FODMAP content is calculated.
- Explain the prevalence, pathophysiology, and diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
- Discuss the significance of meeting nutritional requirements while adhering to a low FODMAP diet.
- Investigate the use of the low FODMAP diet in other conditions, such as PCOS, inflammatory bowel disease, and infant colic.
- 4 patient case studies are used to assess and solidify understanding of course content.