Learning Objectives

  • Identify natural history of H pylori infection
  • Highlight the importance of H. pylori screening and select the most appropriate
  • diagnostic test for specific patients 
  • Review the common indications for H. Pylori testing
  • Discuss the current H Pylori treatment options
  • Evaluate patterns of antibiotics resistance in H. Pylori
  • Discuss clinical consequences
  • Address the management of treatment failures
  • Describe the impact of antibiotic resistance on H. pylori eradication 
  • Realize the link between H. pylori associated conditions
  • Discuss prevention programs
  • Evaluate  the role of traditional medications
  • Discuss the role of prebiotics and probiotics in treating  H. Pylori