Urinary tract infections in older adults – Update

$55.00 incl. GST   (AU$)

[dt_list style=”1″ bullet_position=”middle” dividers=”true”][dt_list_item image=””]1.5 CPD HOURS[/dt_list_item][/dt_list]

At the completion of this session the nurse should be able to discuss current methods of reducing the risk of UTIs; criteria for UTI, what should and should not be treated; contemporary nursing practice in assessment of UTI’s.

NOTE: Facilities (and groups of nurses working from the same facility) receive a discount of 25% on registrations of 5 or more, 40% discount on registrations of 15 or more, 50% discount on 15 or more and 60% on 20 or more!

Routine urine testing is not acceptable practice; dipsticks are not reliable; only two (2) specimen collection methods are acceptable; nursing practices said to contribute to the increase in antibiotic resistant infections in residential care; confusion is not a symptom of a UTI, plus much more.