Gastrointestinal Nutrition: A Primer for Nutrition Professionals – 25 CPE Course

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Course Expires June 1, 2026
Credits: 25
Accreditations: CDR
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Earn 25 CPEs while learning the proper techniques for assessment and management of patients with gastrointestinal conditions. 

The required reading for this course is a comprehensive review of the assessment and management of patients with gastrointestinal conditions. Topics covered in the required reading include but are not limited to nutrition assessment, gastrointestinal tests and procedures, specific GI disorders (including inflammatory bowel disease, short bowel syndrome, IBS, celiac, liver disease, pancreatic disease, and oncology), the intestinal microbiome, surgical and therapeutic interventions for GI disorders and medications and nutraceuticals used to manage GI disease.

A case-study based CPE examination helps the reader apply information in the course to their work setting and patient population.

Course includes hard copy book, electronic test and 1 certificate with passing grade.

Already have the book? Under “Product Options” simply choose “CPE Test Only ” to purchase the CPE Self-Study Program.

After completion of this CPE program, participants will be able to:

  1. Interpret and integrate evidence-based research and literature in decision-making for patients with gastrointestinal disorders.
  2. Integrate new knowledge of gastrointestinal nutrition into practice.
  3. Prioritize specific nutrition problems to inform nutrition care plans and processes for patients with gastrointestinal disorders.
  4. Select interventions intended to resolve or improve nutrition diagnoses for patients with gastrointestinal disorders.

This course is intended for: RDNs and NDTRs

CDR Activity Number: 176958    Self Study Activity Type: 720 Printed

CPE Level: 2

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision-making.
  • 8.2.4 Integrates new knowledge of disease states and clinical conditions into practice.
  • 10.2.2 Prioritizes specific nutrition problems to inform nutrition care plans and processes.
  • 10.3.4 Selects nutrition interventions intended to improve nutrition diagnoses.

Note: Numerous other Performance Indicators may apply.

Pop quiz answer is “b. High intake of animal protein (excluding fish).”

This self-study course includes required reading, a downloadable course document and an online exam with multiple choice, case study based questions. This course exam includes 100 questions. Upon passing the test, the learner can download and print the certificate.

Required Reading for this Course: Health Professional’s Guide to Gastrointestinal Nutrition. Second edition. 

Disclaimer: The text associated with this course is required solely for the course taker to learn the underlying principles that will be applied in taking a case-study based exam. Neither the authors nor the publishers of the text/book have contributed to or endorsed this course.

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The required reading and the self-study course provide one of the most comprehensive, up to date reviews of the gastrointestinal tracts and various facets of comprehensive medical care. As a dietitian and a nurse practitioner, I found this to be enlightening, concise yet evidence-based and I highly recommend it.
- Gastrointestinal Nutrition: A Primer for Nutrition Professionals Self Study Course
Hannah Lowe, DNP, RDN, FNP-C, CDCES
This self-study course provides comprehensive and current information regarding gastrointestinal nutrition and it is an excellent resource for RDNs and NDTRs who are involved in this field.
- Gastrointestinal Nutrition: A Primer for Nutrition Professionals Self Study Course
Lina Nahhas, MS, RD, LD

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