Coeliac disease is a highly prevalent condition that, if left untreated, can be a major cause of morbidity worldwide. There is also increasing awareness of the role of a gluten-free diet in the management of patients with noncoeliac gluten sensitivity.
This online course provides the latest information on the diagnosis and management of coeliac disease and gluten-related disorders. Authors Stefania Chetcuti Zammit and David S. Sanders discuss the pathophysiology, epidemiology, symptoms, endoscopic features and extraintestinal manifestations of coeliac disease. They describe the general diagnostic approach to serology negative villous atrophy and present a diagnostic algorithm. Treatment options are also summarized, and awareness raised of the complications in patients with refractory coeliac disease.
The course includes comprehensive PPT slides and bespoke video presentations, which were filmed in June 2022. The estimated time needed to complete the course, including the final assessment, is 60 minutes
This course is designed for gastroenterologists in training, other doctors with a special interest in coeliac disease, nurses (including nutrition nurses), dietitians, medical students and other health-care professionals looking after patients with coeliac disease or related disorders.