The Probiotic Trend: Challenges for the Community Pharmacist
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pharmavite
Rachel S. Meyers, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Piscataway, New Jersey
Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist
Department of Pharmacy
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Livingston, New Jersey
Peggy Piascik, BSPharm, PhD
Professor and Associate Chair for Professional Education Advancement
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
After participating in this activity, par-ticipants should be able to:
- Review the rationale for the use of probiotics in the treatment and prevention of various conditions.
- Ascertain the proven indications, safety, and appropriate use of specific probiotic strains.
- Summarize emerging and future applications of probiotics.
Type of activity:
October 6, 2014
October 6, 2016
Estimated time to complete activity:
Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-14-081-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through October 6, 2016.