Probiotics for Gastrointestinal Disease Conditions

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Identify four methods by which the intestinal microflora can be altered.  
2. Determine appropriate therapeutic use of probiotics in gastrointestinal diseases, e.g. antibiotic-associated diarrhea, acute diarrhea, IBD, IBS, H pylori.
3. Assess the safety of probiotic therapy.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
01/10/2017
Course expires: 
01/09/2020
Parent activity set: 

Thad Wilkins, MD, FAAFP, Professor, Director of Academic Development, Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/10/2017
Course expires: 
01/09/2020
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