This 20-part series is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the microbiome, gut health, the gut-skin axis, and how the microbiome connects with the rest of the body in health and disease.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of clinicians and non-clinicians involved in the care of patients with psoriasis.
- Describe various sampling methods of the gut microbiome.
- Discuss associations between microbial and metabolic alterations and GI disease.
- Demonstrate how sampling the gut microbiome may inform the diagnosis of disease.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Your CE Source ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational programs. In accordance with this policy, Your CE Source identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by Your CE Source to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. Your CE Source is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of a commercial interest.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:
|Name of Faculty||Reported Financial Relationship|
No financial relationships to disclose
|Name of Editor / Scientific Reviewer||Reported Financial Relationship|
|Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP||
Grants/Research Support: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Abbvie, Physicians Exclusive, Sytheon, Type A Deodorant
Ownership Interest/Stock Holder: LearnHealth – Spouse
Consultant: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Burt's Bees, Arbonne, Abbvie
The content managers reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:
|Name of Content Manager||Reported Financial Relationship|
|Venita Sivamani, Planner||LearnHealth founder and shareholder|
|Planners at Your CE Source||No relationships with a commercial interest to disclose|
All other faculty, planner and/or content managers have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations. All conflicts of interest have been resolved.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Your CE Source and LearnHealth. Your CE Source is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Your CE Source designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Your CE Source is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This CE activity provides 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education. Your CE Source is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 16031.
Method of Participation
Participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures, 2) study the educational activity, 3) complete the posttest by recording the best answer to each quiz question, and 4) complete the evaluation form.
A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and a completed post-test with a score of 70% or better. Statements of credit will be available once the evaluation form is completed.