Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary Tract Infections 

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with urinary tract infections and how the senior population is affected. The anatomy and function of a normal genitourinary system is discussed, and age-specific signs and symptoms are presented. Information is provided on prevention strategies and the recognition of delirium in its three possible presentations. This course engages learners in content about diagnostic tests, treatments, and medication usage.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-UTI

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (8 Match)

California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2
Approval # 224-0145-32632

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.

Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2;
Approval # 224-0145-32695.

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
Hours type -

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


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.

Oregon Department of Human Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Oregon Department of Human Services (AFH)

1.0 HOURS


Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO2034237

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-UTI
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
List primary causes of a UTI.
Define antibiotic resistance.
Identify the anatomy of the genitourinary system.
Identify age-related symptoms and differentiate symptoms from underlying disease processes.
List the symptoms of a UTI.
Discuss preventive measures.
Name the tests that may be conducted to diagnose a UTI.
Recognize signs and symptoms of quiet, active, and mixed delirium.

Outline:
Hour One I. Introduction II. Overview: Urinary tract infections 1. Incidence 2. Typical symptoms III. Genitourinary system 1. Anatomy 2. Key points 3. Urethral positioning IV. Causes 1. Women a. Hygiene b. Cross-contamination c. Incontinence care d. Sex e. Foreign objects 2. Men a. Enlarged prostate b. Sex c. Foreign objects d. Foreskin 3. Bacterial invasion 4. Dehydration 5. Diabetes 6. Kidney stones 7. Immune system diseases V. Urinary catheters 1. Microtears 2. Ease of access for bacteria 3. Learning engagement: (True/False questions) VI. Diagnosis 1. Symptoms 2. Laboratory tests a. Clean catch urine i. Limitations in the elderly population b. Temporary catheterization VII. Treatment 1. Drug-resistant bacteria 2. Completion of prescriptions 3. Antibiotic resistance a. Inappropriate use b. Selective pressure VIII. Hand Hygiene 1. Resident bacteria 2. Transient bacteria 3. Hand hygiene video 2.49 minutes IX. Pyelonephritis X. Symptoms of infection in the senior population 1. Ambiguous a. Fever b. Malaise c. Fatigue d. Flushed skin e. Increased falls 2. Observation a. Characteristics of infected urine b. Physical symptoms c. Skin infections d. Bone infections e. Lung infections f. Blood infections g. Learning engagement: (select correct symptoms) XI. Prevention strategies 1. Hydration 2. Cranberry juice 3. Post-elimination hygiene 4. Foreskin care 5. Bathroom modifications and assistive devices 6. Catheter care a. Urethral b. Suprapubic 7. Incontinence products a. Front-to-back technique b. Douches and foreign objects 8. Preventing toileting delay a. Toileting schedules XII. Overlapping symptoms 1. Dementia and Alzheimer’s 2. Acute brain dysfunction a. Delirium, confusion, agitation b. Case scenario: Sam c. Learning engagement: (multiple-choice questions) d. Disorganized thinking, disorientation, changes in perception 3. Delirium a. Quiet b. Active c. Mixed d. Delirium video: quiet vs. active A. Summary and conclusion B. Final exam (post-test)

Instructor: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN
Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN, was a subject matter expert for Relias. She has 25 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute healthcare environments. Her experience includes leadership and management across the healthcare spectrum. She has owned and operated an assisted living business. Carlson's clinical practice includes acute care, long-term acute care, home health and hospice. Carlson has served for over a decade in various board positions for State Nursing Associations, including president. She has been a nurse planner for multiple continuing education events and has experience as a leader in the design and implementation of an ANCC-CNE accredited approver unit for a multi-state nursing consortium. Carlson is certified as Critical Care Registered Nurse.    Disclosure: Holly Carlson, MS, RN, CCRN 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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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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