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It's a Complex Relationship: Microbiomes in Allergy & Immunology (CE Nurse)

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE Nurse
Course Credit: 1.00
Rewards Points Earned: 25
Course Category: *AAN Network Courses, *Asthma & Allergy, *Nursing, *Respiratory, **Self-Study/On-Demand
Course Producer: Allergy Asthma Network
Course Cost: $17.99 | Included in All-Access Pass
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: June 05, 2019
Course Expiration Date: December 31, 2022
Program Summary:

Dr. Maeve O'Connor speaks to the importance of microbiomes in general health as well as their relationship to allergy and immunology.


  • Describe the typical composition of the human microbiome and the functions that it supplies to the host.
  • Summarize evidence that the human microbiome plays a role in inflammatory and allergic diseases.
  • Identify mechanisms by which bacteria modulate the immune system.
  • Name cutting-edge technologies for exploring microbiome composition, function, and role in disease


  • The Human Microbiome
  • The Intersection of Microbiome, Diet and Inflammatory Disease
  • Host Microbe Interactions in the Pathogenesis of Atopic Dermatitis
  • Can Microbes Protect from Asthma?
  • Studies with Amish and Hutterite Gut Microbiota
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