Gastrointestinal Conditions

Our Gastrointestinal Conditions module was delivered as a face-to-face training in August of 2016.
The learning outcomes for this module:

  1. Recognise the role of nutritional and environmental influences in gastrointestinal conditions
  2. Recall gastrointestinal physiology and function
  3. Understand what the microbiome is and describe how it influences disease
  4. Describe the difference between coeliac disease and gluten sensitivity and develop nutritional, environmental and dietary measures to aid in treatment
  5. Recall the relationship between the GIT and the brain, including strategies to optimise this relationship
  6. Understand the nutritional and environmental treatment strategies for IBS, including functional testing
  7. Identify the microbiology of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and recall diagnostic testing available and treatment options
  8. Develop a checklist to help identify nutritional and environmental influences and treatment of gastrointestinal conditions 

The video presentations featured in this training package cover the following topics:

  • Gut physiology- a functional medicine perspective
  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
  • Intestinal Parasites
  • Nutritional Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Nutrients in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Constipation
  • Gluten Sensitivity - The spectrum of gluten-related disorders
  • Assessing gut-related health problems
  • The gut-brain connection 

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