Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection

Course Expiration Date: September 30, 2017

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

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Course Description: This course will provide healthcare professionals with guidelines how to prevent catheter associated urinary tract infection.

Instructor: Jan Lienau, BSN, RN

Target Audience: licensed Nurses

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

·Explain the new Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal as it relates to catheter associated urinary tract infections.

·Describe the risk factors and the prevalence of catheter acquired urinary tract infection.

·Identify the signs and symptoms of catheter acquired urinary tract infection and treatment measures.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.00 contact hours.

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEUs (1.00 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.