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Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

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SP021-CCG

This program will provide participants with useful information about urinary tract infections (UTIs). The anatomy and physiology of a healthy urinary tract will be reviewed. The types, causes, risk factors, and symptoms of UTIs will be discussed. Serious complications of UTIs, such as pyelonephritis, are explained. Participants will also learn how UTIs are detected, treated, and prevented. Interventions that a caregiver can perform to help a resident prevent UTIs are also discussed.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Useful Information About Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
  • Types of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
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Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) Info:

Course Objectives

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe the anatomy of the urinary tract and how it normally functions.
  • Explain the types of urinary tract infections (UTI).
  • Name the prevalence of UTIs.
  • State the common causes of UTIs.
  • Explain the risk factors that increase the chances of developing a UTI.
  • Discuss the symptoms associated with urinary tract infection (UTI).
  • Discuss pyelonephritis and its associated symptoms.
  • Describe how UTIs are detected and diagnosed.
  • Explain how UTIs are treated.
  • Name the interventions a client can perform to help prevent UTI.
  • Describe the management of catheters in terms of UTI prevention.
  • Define sepsis and how it may become a complication of UTI.
  • Explain the interventions a caregiver can perform to help a resident prevent UTIs.c


Course Outline

Hour One

  • 1. Introduction
  • a. Function of the urinary tract
  • b. Introduction to UTI’s
  • 2. Urinary tract: Anatomy and how it works
  • a. Anatomy
  • i. Kidney
  • ii. Ureters
  • iii. Bladder
  • iv. Urethra
  • b. Urination
  • 3. UTI: Types of infections
  • a. Urethritis
  • b. Cystisis
  • c. Pylonephritis
  • 4. Rate of infection
  • a. Incidence
  • 5. Causes of UTI’s
  • a. Causes
  • b. Risk factors
  • 6. Symptoms of UTI’s
  • a. Urethritis
  • b. Bladder infection
  • c. Kidney infection


Hour Two

  • A. Detection and Diagnosis
  • a. Pathogens
  • b. Tests for recurrent UTI’s
  • B. Treatment
  • a. Drugs/medications
  • C. Prevention
  • a. Bathing and hygiene
  • b. Clothing
  • c. Diet
  • d. Habits
  • D. Catheters and UTI’s
  • a. Risks
  • b. Management
  • E. Sepsis
  • a. Symptoms
  • b. Tests
  • c. Complications
  • F. UTI’s: Guide for caregivers
  • a. Interventions
  • G. The future: Possible vaccine
  • H. Conclusion


Instructor

Josh Allen, RN

Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.

Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider.

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