Infuse Issue 15 February 2022 | Page 25

GutSmart Course for Dietitians

The Problem We know that holistic care can have a huge and positive impact on people living with and managing their Crohn ’ s disease or ulcerative colitis . However , research shows that access to allied health professionals
The Solution GutSmart – designed to educate and inform A new and exciting online education platform designed to further educate health professionals on Crohn ’ s disease and ulcerative colitis to better target the care of IBD patients . is low , with fewer than 1 in 3 patients having a dietitian as part of their treatment team *.
GutSmart will also help patients and carers in the IBD community to find and connect with GutSmart dietitians in their local area or via telehealth .
Are you a dietitian ?
GutSmart has been built specifically for health professsionals that want further education in the area of Crohn ’ s and colitis patient management . Dietetic care has a huge role to play in helping people with Crohn ’ s or colitis bounce back from surgery and manage the day-to-day challenges of living with a chronic illness . GutSmart will give you the tools to provide targeted advice to your IBD patients .
What will you learn about in the course CCA Ad and how long will it take to complete ?
Our Nutrition and IBD for Dietitians course will take you through six evidence-based modules where you will learn about inflammatory bowel disease and its dietetic management . For more information about each module visit www . gutsmart . com . au . This
Join us as a GutSmart Healthcare Professional
This will help members of the Crohn ’ s & Colitis community to locate health professionals who understand their condition and their treatment needs , producing better patient outcomes . Once you have competed the GutSmart course , get listed on our healthcare professionals directory . CCA will help you connect directly with the IBD community . course can count towards 15 CPD hours .
To enrol in a course or find out more , visit www . gutsmart . com . au
* Crohn ’ s & Colitis Australia . ( 2018 ). My IBD Experience : Australian inflammatory bowel disease patient experience of health care research report 2018 .
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