Medical Nutritional Therapy (MNT) for Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS)

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Malabsorption and nutrient deficiency are common symptoms of Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) which occurs due to missing a large section of the small intestine or has been surgically removed. Do you SBS can develop congenitally and can cause motility, digestive, and/or absorptive dysfunctions of the small bowel. read more »»

Although patients require parenteral nutrition and/or intravenous fluids in the immediate post-resection period, oral diet and enteral nutrition should be introduced as soon as possible to enhance intestinal adaptation. Learn more about MNT for short bowel syndrome and SLE in this expert speaker course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • Etiopathogenesis and clinical features, MNT of Short bowel syndrome
  • Clinical approach for SLE and short bowel syndrome
  • Signs symptoms diagnosis of SLE”


Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

Chief Clinical Dietician


Dr. Priyanka graduated from Sri College of Ayurvedic science and research. in 2009 and has been practicing as an Ayurveda consultant specializing in various treatments like Marma Chikitsa & diet consultations with ayurvedic treatment. She is heading the department of Nutrition at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. She has 14 years of experience in Clinical Nutrition and Research and teaching. Area of special interest Nutritional management and prevention of Degenerative Diseases. She has 30 National and International publications in the Scientific Journals related to Nutrition. She has 8 gold medals to credit and has been awarded with an International award from the UK, Emerald group for the best scientific work for the year 2007.

For: beginners

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