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.
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.