Provides caregivers with an overview of the urinary system; the causes, symptoms and risk factors for UTI; the steps for obtaining a urine sample; the treatment of urinary tract infections; possible complications of UTIs; information about incontinence and catheters; and how caregivers can help prevent this common infection.
Discuss the main structures and functions of the urinary system.
Describe how bacteria can get into the urinary system and the best ways to prevent it.
List at least three symptoms of a UTI.
Examine the link between incontinence and UTIs.
Demonstrate how to recognize, prevent, and treat UTIs in your daily work.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.