2-hour On-Demand: The Gut Microbiome

Course Description & Information:

  • The gut microbiome plays a significant role in health and disease. This course covers the latest research on the gut microbiome and disease.
  • ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-19-025-H01-P, IRD: 8-26-19, ERD: 8-26-22. Knowledge based activity.
  • Expiration Date: 8-6-2022
  • Level: Intermediate

Course Objectives:

  • Explain the mechanisms by which the bacterial commensals of our gut are involved in brain function.
  • Explore the relationship between the gut microbiota and obesity.
  • Examine the role of the gut microbiota in the development of cardiometabolic disease.
  • State the benefits of Probiotics on the gut microbiota in intestinal health and disease.
  • List dietary strategies to improve the gut microbiota.

Learning Outcome: At least 80% of class participants will score 70% or greater on course post-test.

Course Credit: 2 Contact Hours

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Who Should Take This Course:

  • Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of course materials.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

Faculty: Ginger Schirmer, PhD, RD

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