The Expanding Health Benefits of Prebiotics and Probiotics

March 2, 2018
Daniel Merenstein, MD Professor

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Jill E. Allen, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy Times, February 2018 Infectious Disease, Volume 84, Issue 2

A Continuing Education program, featured in the February 2018 issue of Pharmacy Times.

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

The Expanding Health Benefits of Prebiotics and Probiotics

FACULTYDaniel Merenstein, MD Professor

Georgetown UniversityDirector of Research Programs Family MedicineGeorgetown University Medical CenterDepartment of Human Science, School of Nursing and Health Studies Washington, DC

MEDICAL WRITING AND EDITORIAL SUPPORTJill 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.