Guidelines on the management of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children have shifted from aggressive imaging studies and the use of prophylactic antibiotics to a more targeted approach. This presentation focuses on diagnostic imaging, acute and long-term management, and prevention of UTI in infants and children. The role of bladder and bowel dysfunction in children with recurrent UTIs, and controversies around antibiotics prophylaxis are discussed.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 4/18/23.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: Julie A. Starr, PhD, APRN – Consultant for The Prometheus Group
There are no other Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: The Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
SUNA accreditation is reciprocal in the states and specialty organizations that recognize the ANCC-COA accreditation process. SUNA is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5556. Accreditation and approved provider status of NCPD does not imply ANCC-COA approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content. SUNA urges all participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.
Learning Outcome: After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to identify the current guidelines for evaluation and management of UTIs in infants and children.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia