The Urinary System

The Urinary System 

This course discusses common conditions/disorders of the urinary system and provides information regarding the caregivers role in providing care.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-URISYS
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 11/30/2024
Learning Objectives:
Understand the basic components of the urinary system.
Identify common conditions/disorders of the urinary system that can lead to hospitalization or emergency care.
Restate the related signs and symptoms of each disorder to observe and report.
Understand how to provide care to the person with a urinary condition.

ACS313 - The Urinary System Objectives The urinary system Problems in the urinary system Age Illness or injury Prevent, recognize, report, manage Urinary retention Urinary retention observations Urinary retention complications Urinary tract infection UTI names UTI cause UTI risk groups UTI treatment Catheter associated UTIs Care of the indwelling catheter UTI observations UTI care Renal failure Acute renal failure Blood flow to kidneys Damage from poison or medications Sudden blockage of urine Acute renal failure treatment Chronic renal failure End state renal disease Renal failure risk groups Acute renal failure observations Acute renal failure care Chronic renal failure observations Chronic renal failure care Emotional needs Renal failure dietary restrictions dialysis Urostomy Urostomy observations Urostomy care The prostate gland (male) Benign prostatic hyperplasia BPH symptoms Transurethral resection of the prostate TURP observations TURP care Renal calculi Kidney stones management Lithotripsy Surgical procedures Kidney stone observations Kidney stone care Cystocele Minor or severe Cystocele treatment Cystocele observations Cystocele care – no surgery Cystocele care – surgery

Instructor: Sally Brounstein, RN
Sally Brounstein, RN, is a Regional Nurse Educator with Providence Health & Services in Oregon, with more than 40 years experience overseeing competency assessment for all RNs, CNAs, and Techs hired in the Portland, Oregon, service area.  She has also developed the CNA2 acute care program at Portland Community College, where she has been an instructor for more than six years, providing training in conjunction with OHSU and Legacy Health System.  Disclosure: Sally Brounstein, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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