Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3005, 3020, 5220; Level 3
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.5, 8.3.1, 10.1.2
This continuing education course reviews the pathophysiology, symptoms, causes, and treatment for SIBO. In addition, it explores the role dietitians play in identifying SIBO and thus improving nutritional status.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the July 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Assess the normal physiology of the gastrointestinal tract that protects against small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).
- Evaluate the pathophysiology and symptoms of SIBO.
- Identify patients and clients that are at risk for SIBO.
- Employ the three-pronged intervention for SIBO.
Megan Baumler, PhD, RD is a professor at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR