Joseph McBride, MD, Assistant Professor (CHS) - Pediatric Infection Diseases, UW SMPH
- Describe the challenges facing health care providers and their patients in making informed decisions regarding probiotics
- Define probiotics, prebiotics, and symbiotics and understand how probiotics are regulated
- Identify patient populations and disease states that may benefit from probiotics and distinguish them from patient populations and disease states where probiotics may be associated with risk.
- Recognize why the data may be conflicting regarding probiotics for many disease states such as prevention of c diff diarrhea, neonatal enterocolitis, or upper respiratory tract infections
Credit Designation Statement
American Board of Pediatrics
Successful completion of this CME activity, which included participation in the activity, with individual assessment of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
- 1.00 MOC: ABP Lifelong Learning Points (Part II)
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours