D5-C 2017: The Science of Healthy Microbiome

All laboratory personnel from a laboratory that participated in the D5-C 2017 Gram Stain Survey product.

Credit Type: CE
Duration: 1 hour
Launch Date: January 8, 2018
Expiration Date: January 7, 2019 12:00 AM (ET)
Pricing: N/A
MOC Category: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Staff from laboratories participating in the D5-C 2017 Gram Stain Survey product can individually earn CE credit by reading the Participant Summary (mailed to the institution or accessed online) and answering online learning assessment questions. The online learning assessment questions are designed to reinforce concepts and discussion points presented in the reading.

As a result of participating in this assessment activity, you should be able to:

  1. Define the different types of relationships between microorganisms and humans.
  2. Describe how the overuse of antibiotics may alter the natural microbiome that can be protective to disease.
  3. Discuss diseases and conditions that have been associated with alterations in the human microbiome.

CE Information
CE (Continuing Education for non-physicians): The CAP designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit(s) of continuing education. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is approved for continuing education credit in the states of California and Florida.

The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) accepts this activity to meet the continuing education requirements.

Technical Requirements
Pop-up blockers must be turned off.

CAP Learning has recognized that some Veteran’s Administration, US Government, and military participants may have difficulty accessing the online assessment portion of this activity. If you experience difficulty or have any questions, please contact a representative of the CAP Learning Division at 800-323-4040, option 1 or education@cap.org.

This activity and evaluation is available January 8, 2018 and will expire on January 7, 2019 12:00 AM (ET). You MUST claim credit by this date and time.

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