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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a comprehensive review of bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine, including pathophysiology, manifestations, diagnostic methods, and treatment strategies.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Summarize the normal physiology of the gastrointestinal tract, as it applies to small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
  2. Specify the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
  3. Outline the diagnostic and treatment recommendations for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: GN0519B
Published: May/Jun 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Jamie Rasmussen, MS; David M. Duriancik, PhD
Categories: Gastrointestinal