NEC Society Presents a Webinar Series on Probiotics

The NEC Society is proud to present a series of three educational webinars for parents and clinicians on the use of probiotics in the NICU. Please note, this is an educational webinar series. The NEC Society and invited speakers are not marketing any probiotic product, which are not currently FDA approved for the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis or other neonatal diseases.

The first webinar will take place on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 12pmET.

To register for the first webinar, please click hereProbiotics and the Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Death, and Sepsis

This 60-minute webinar will provide an introduction to the NEC Society and cover the following aspects of probiotics:
-History and mechanisms 
-Review of clinical trials to date
-Product choices and quality considerations
-Parental perspectives

The speakers for the first webinar include:
-Jennifer Canvasser, MSW – Founder, Director, NEC Society
-Erin Umberger, M.Arch – Director, NEC Society
-Mark Underwood, MD, MAS – Professor of Pediatrics, Univ. of California at Davis
-Ravi Mangal Patel, MD, MSc – Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University

Each webinar will conclude with a short Q&A session, where participants can chat in their questions.

Save the dates!
The second webinar will take place on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 12pmET and is titled Experiences of Centers Routinely Using Probiotics.

The final webinar will take place on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 12pmET and is titled Practical Considerations and Consent.

Registration details for the second and third webinars will be provided on February 26th – stay tuned! 

Please contact with any questions. 

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