Authors: J. Philip Karl on behalf of the Tri-Service Microbiome Consortium
Continuing Education Information
This continuing education activity is provided through a collaboration between AMSUS and AffinityCE. This activity provides continuing education credit for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, healthcare executives as well as providing a statement of participation for other attendees.
Upon reading this manuscript, the participant will be able to:
- Define probiotic, prebiotic and synbiotic, and distinguish between the three.
- Summarize the extent to which existing evidence supports the use of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics for reducing incidence, duration and severity of respiratory tract infections (RTIs).
- Identify knowledge gaps regarding the use of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics for reducing burden of RTIs in military populations.
Authors have no relevant financial interests to disclose.
AffinityCE staff, AMSUS staff, planners, and reviewers have no relevant financial interests to disclose.