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Applied Clinical Education

Gut Reactions: Probiotics and Their Role In Gastrointestinal Care

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Overview / Abstract:

Goal: The goal of this CME initiative is to educate members of the intended audiences about the appropriate use of probiotic therapies in a variety of gastrointestinal (GI) disorders.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

1. Describe the role of microbiota in GI health
2. Review clinical data for the use of probiotic therapies in irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Helicobacter pylori infection, and Clostridium difficile infection
3. Understand the effects of probiotics on other aspects of patient health and quality of life
4. Discuss strategies for appropriate patient education and guidance in the use of probiotics

Intended Audience: The activity is designed for primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, retail pharmacists, and other clinicians interested in probiotics and their role in GI care. Credit will be awarded for physicians and pharmacists.

Expiration

Oct 01, 2017

Discipline(s)

Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Journal, Monograph, Online

Credits / Hours

Physicians: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™;
Physician Assistants: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™;
Pharmacists: 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)

Accreditation

ACCME, NCCPA, ACPE

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Eamonn M. Quigley, MD, FRCP, FACP, MACG, FRCPI and Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Supported via an educational grant from Procter & Gamble

Keywords / Search Terms

Applied Clinical Education probiotic therapies, gastrointestinal disorders, GI health, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Helicobacter pylori infection, and Clostridium difficile infection, effects of probiotics, guidance in the use of probiotics Free CE CME

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