Immunity, Inflammation & The Gut Microbiota

Immunity, Inflammation & The Gut Microbiota Course Description:

The gut microbiome, which impacts the innate and adaptive branches of immunity, not only influences the development of autoimmune disorders but also inflammation and neurodegenerative diseases. The gut microbiome is the term given to describe the vast collection of symbiotic microorganisms in the human gastrointestinal system and their collective interacting genomes. Recent data suggest that the gut microbiome performs numerous important biochemical functions and disorders of the microbiome are associated with many and diverse human disease processes. The importance of the gut microbiome in the disease pathogenesis for numerous systemic disease states has been established. This course reviews current evidence-based data on the relationship between immunity, inflammation and the gut microbiota and the impact on the risk for disease.

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Course Credit: 6 Contact Hours

Continuing Education Credit: View Course Accreditations

Target Audience:
Pharmacists, Nurses, Dietitians, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and other medical professionals.

Course Schedule:
8:00 AM – 8:25 AM - Registration
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM - Seminar
(Break for lunch on your own 12:00 – 1:00 PM)
Certificates are distributed upon course completion (full attendance and completion of course evaluation required).

Course Pricing:
Single Registration: $84 early*; $94 regular
Group (3 or more at same time): $79 ea. early*; $89 ea. regular

    *Registrations received up to 10 days prior to seminar date