This activity is supported by an educational grant from Nature Made Nutritional Products. 

The Expanding Health Benefits of Prebiotics and Probiotics

FACULTY
Daniel Merenstein, MD Professor

Georgetown University
Director of Research Programs Family Medicine
Georgetown University Medical Center
Department of Human Science, School of Nursing and Health Studies Washington, DC


MEDICAL WRITING AND EDITORIAL SUPPORT
Jill E. Allen, PharmD, BCPS


Educational Objectives
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Explore the role and the relationship between the colon microbiome, colon health, and immune function
  • Apply the findings of clinical studies involving probiotics for medical conditions
  • Identify the characteristics that patients seek when selecting a probiotic agent
TARGET AUDIENCE: Retail, community, independent, and health-system pharmacists
ACTIVITY TYPE: Application
RELEASE DATE: February 15, 2018
EXPIRATION DATE: February 15, 2020
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 2 hours
FEE: This lesson is offered for free at www.pharmacytimes.org.