Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be challenging to deal with because of the various presentations (uncomplicated, complicated, catheterassociated UTIs, etc). In the age of antimicrobial resistance, this challenge becomes a greater test of clinical skills. Proper dosing of antimicrobials is integral in dealing with these resistant infections. However, the immune system and its role should be considered. This presentation provides an overview of resistant UTIs and the evidence for treating them.
Contact hours available until 11/7/18.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Speaker Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.
Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to discuss the most common resistant bacteria associated with UTIs and the correct dosing of antibiotics to combat these resistant bacteria.