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Topic(s): Gut Microbiota

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Probiotics in Pediatric Nutrition: How should be be counseling parents?

CME Accredited Program
Original program date:
Apr 30, 2021
Expiration date:
Oct 30, 2022

Parents of infants and young children are inundated with information and marketing claims about the benefits of various products containing prebiotics—but how do you help them separate the hype from the facts? In this educational webinar, three experts help bridge the gap between current practices in counseling parents about the optimal use of probiotics and the clinical evidence base regarding the appropriate role of probiotics in infant health and development.

Continuing education

0.75 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.75 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM/ ABP MOC Points
0.75 / CNE Contact Hour(s)
0.75 / CPEU Credits

Runtime: 45 minutes
Program description:

Parents of infants and young children are inundated with information and marketing claims about the benefits of various products containing prebiotics—but how do you help them separate the hype from the facts? In this educational webinar, three experts help bridge the gap between current practices in counseling parents about the optimal use of probiotics and the clinical evidence base regarding the appropriate role of probiotics in infant health and development.

Program Objectives:
  • Explain the factors that shape the infant microbiome and its impact on infant health and development
  • Describe the evidence-based uses of probiotics in common pediatric conditions, particularly functional gastrointestinal disorders
  • Counsel parents regarding the appropriate use of probiotics in infants and young children