Urinary Tract Infection in Adults

Urinary Tract Infection in Adults

Urinary Tract Infection in Adults

Family MedicineInternal MedicineGeneral PracticeNephrology
A badge with ribbon in color black Point(s): 1 | An analog clock in color black 1 hour | A black calendar with white triangle in center that has a black exclamation point in the middle 08 Mar 2023 

Overview

About this course

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of the urinary system – the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder and urethra. The clinical manifestations vary depending on the part of the urinary system that is affected. This e-learning module summarizes the different urinary tract infections in adults and the appropriate diagnosis and treatment options available.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to
  • Differentiate the different forms of urinary tract infections in adults
  • Determine the diagnosis and treatment of these infections

Topics covered

  • Acute uncomplicated cystitis
  • Acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis
  • Asymptomatic bacteriuria in adults
  • Asymptomatic bacteriuria in UTI in pregnancy
  • Complicated UTI
  • Catheter-Associated UTI
  • Renal and Perinephric abscess
Keywords: Urinary tract infection, UTI diagnosis, UTI treatment

1 CPD Point Available