Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are serious because they can occur in anyone. However, they are mostly preventable. Some people you will be caring for, such as older adults, are more prone to them. So, you must take the needed actions to help reduce UTIs. This course will explain the risk factors for UTIs and how to prevent infections. You will also learn how to identify the presence of a UTI and how it is treated.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.5000 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO2235772
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
About This Course
Section 2: Urinary Tract Infections
Risk Factors for Urinary Tract Infections
Signs and Symptoms
Treatment for UTIs
Urinary Catheter Care
Section 3: Conclusion
Stephanie has over 16 years of clinical and teaching experience. Her areas of expertise are in neonatal intensive care, general pediatrics, home health, and children with medical complexities. She earned her Master's in nursing from Chamberlain University in 2022. Her professional practice is guided by Jean Watson's philosophy that, "Caring is the essence of nursing."Disclosure: Stephanie Whitfield, MSN, RN, CPN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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