Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

1.0 Continuing Education Credit Hour

Urinary Tract Infections are the most commonly treated infection in long-term care facilities.  Although UTI’s are more common in women, the prevalence in men increases with age. This module will provide an overview of the risk factors and symptoms, describe acute and chronic infections, and provide guidance on proper nursing assessment and treatment goals. 

 

Objectives

  1. Identify symptoms of a UTI.
  2. Describe how UTI symptoms differ in the elderly.
  3. Discuss nursing treatment in caring for a resident with a UTI.

Online Module

When completing the on-line module you will be presented with learning objectives, brief cases, questions for reflection (not scored), and interactive lessons with hyperlinks to engage you along the way. Once you complete the lessons, you will be presented with the Post Test (which requires a score of 80%) and then the Module Evaluation, followed by the opportunity to print your Continuing Education Certificate. Modules remain available for your future reference once you have completed them.