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Cutting Edge Nutrition Strategies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

‐ Feb 11, 2013 3:30pm

Credits: None available.

On Demand Activity Start Date: July 1, 2015

On Demand Activity Expiration Date (all CE credit must be claimed by the expiration date): July 31, 2015


Moderator: Gerard Mullin, MD

Laura Matarese, PhD, RD, LDN, FADA, CNSC

Carol Ireton-Jones, PhD, RD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN

Format: Online as MP3 files and PDF Handouts

Lecture of the Month CE Activity Overall Goal:

This CE activity serves to promote the process of life-long learning for physicians, dietitians, pharmacists, and nurses who specialize in the sciences of clinical nutrition and metabolism.

Goal and Target Audience:

This educational activity is directed toward clinical nutrition and metabolism professionals and others who wish to update their knowledge of clinical nutrition and metabolism. By participating in this educational activity, the reader may expect to:

  • Acquire knowledge in the area of clinical nutrition and metabolism research
  • Update or confirm your understanding of appropriate clinical nutrition and metabolism practices.
  • Identify further learning needs as they relate to the subject matter.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the use of nutraceuticals for the treatment of IBS
  2. Evaluate the role of food sensitivities and intolerances in the pathophysiology and management of IBS
  3. Explain the use of FODMAPs for the treatment of IBS

Speaker Credentials and Affiliations:

Laura Matarese, PhD, RD, LDN, FADA, CNSC

Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Brody School of Medicine and Department of Nutrition Science East Carolina University Greenville, NC

Gerard Mullin, MD

Director of Integrative Nutrition Services and CAM Division of Gastroenterology Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Carol Ireton-Jones, PhD, RD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN

Nutrition Specialist and Consultant and Principal of Professional Nutrition Therapists Dallas, TX

Requirements for Successful Completion: To obtain CE credit for this activity, attendees must listen to the education recording, complete an online knowledge assessment for each education recording and achieve a score of 100%, and complete an online activity evaluation. All CE credit must be claimed prior to the expiration date.

Accreditation Statements/Continuing Education Credit:

Nurses, Pharmacists, and Physicians

The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

A.S.P.E.N. designates each enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEU) per activity. All are knowledge activities.

A.S.P.E.N. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM per activity. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A.S.P.E.N. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 3970.

ACPE UAN: 0216-0000-15-073-H04-P


A.S.P.E.N., Provider Number AM005, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR level 2. Dietitians may post comments on this program on www.cdrnet.org.


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Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship has been received for this enduring continuing education activity.

Commercial Relationships Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest (COI) of Speakers/Faculty

Carol Ireton-Jones: Coram Specialty Infusion, Consulting Fee, Consulting/ Baxter, Consulting Fee, Consulting; Conflict resolved through peer review methodology. Laura Matarese: nothing to disclose. Gerard Mullin: nothing to disclose

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Credits: None available.