Examining the Causes, Evaluation, and Management of Intestinal Gas

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 5220 ; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.3, 8.3.1, 8.3.6, 8.4.4

This continuing education course examines the common causes of intestinal gas, methods for evaluating the causes, and strategies for management.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to demonstrate an understanding of the common symptoms, causes, and management of intestinal gas. Specifically, they should be able to:

  1. Describe the two major contributing factors to intestinal gas.
  2. Identify at least three health conditions associated with symptomatic intestinal gas.
  3. Explain breath tests and their importance to evaluating intestinal gas.
  4. Discuss possible methods to help manage intestinal gas including medications, lifestyle changes, and diet.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
Course opens: 
12/22/2016
Course expires: 
12/21/2019
CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00

Julie Poole, RDN, LD is a health coach and registered dietitian for Aetna, Inc, in Columbus, Ohio.

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.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/22/2016
Course expires: 
12/21/2019

Price

CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
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