Presented by Patsy Catsos, MS, RDN, LDN and Kate Scarlata, RDN, LDN
The FODMAP concept, developed in Australia, is gaining momentum in the US as an emerging evidenced-based dietary approach that is effective in managing symptoms in 75% of those who suffer with IBS. Each participant will receive the most up-to-date information about FODMAPs straight from Australia as well as tools for patient education including reproducible patient handouts (paper/pdf), and a low FODMAP recipe booklet (pdf).
- Describe the common characteristics of FODMAP carbohydrates and how they act in a collective manner to trigger IBS symptoms.
- List prominent food sources of FODMAPs in the US diet.
- Create a FODMAP nutrition care plan for an IBS patient.
- Instruct a patient on the details of a FODMAP elimination diet protocol
Schedule of Events:
8:30-9:00 AM Registration
9:00-10:00 FODMAPs: Efficacy, Food Composition and New Research
- What are FODMAPs and how do they cause symptoms of IBS?
- Do low FODMAPs diets work? What’s the evidence?
- What foods in the US diet contain measurable FODMAPs?
- What foods are low in FODMAPs?
- Fiber without FODMAPs
10:00 AM-10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM-12:00 noon Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy for IBS
- Identify appropriate patients
- Three-visit nutrition care plan
- Use standardized language in patient medical records
- Teaching tools for the RD
- Menu planning, label reading, grocery shopping and recipe modification.
12:00 noon-1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00-4:00 PM FODMAP Workshop/Small Groups
- Case studies and role playing
- Menu planning and label reading strategies
- Product sampling
- Marketing your IBS practice
- Digestive health networking (bring your business cards and elevator pitch)
CPEUs available: 6 Learning Codes: 5000 5220 3000
Sign up early for this very hot topic in nutrition intervention!