Presented by Lisa Hanson, PhD, RN, CNM, APNP, FACNM
Measurable Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to…
1. Describe the mechanism of action of probiotics against pathogens such as GBS.
2. Describe potential benefits of probiotics as a GBS prevention strategy.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Lisa Hanson, PhD, RN, CNM, APNP, FACNM
Dr. Lisa Hanson is Professor and Director of the Marquette University College of Nursing, Midwifery Program. She practiced clinically as a nurse-midwife for over 30 years at the hospital setting where she conducts research. Since 2009, her program of research has been the studying of probiotics. She was recently funded by the National Institute of Health, National Institute of Child Health and Disease Prevention for a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of an probiotic to reduce prenatal GBS colonization.