Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4040, 5220, 5270, 5420; Level: 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.3.1, 8.3.6, 8.3.7
This continuing education course describes the process of fecal microbiota transplantation and the evidence that supports its use as an intervention for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection and other clinical disorders. In addition, it explores the various protocols that have been used and the regulatory issues that the process has faced.
This program is not approved for continuing education credit for DTRs.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Describe the process of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT).
- Explain the clinical applications of the procedure.
- Summarize the evidence that supports the use of FMT for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.
- Discuss the perceived impact of FDA regulation of the procedure on its use.
Megan Baumler, PhD, RD is a professor at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR