GeriCEU, LLC provides online continuing education courses to nurses focusing on geriatric issues with special attention to the Nursing CE requirement. This website allows nurses to view courses, take exams, recieve Nursing CE and CEU contact hours and print their certificates from the comfort of their homes. We offer quality material at an affordable price.

 

 

Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Tract Infection

 

 Purpose: This course focuses on common conditions seen in geriatric patients especially in the nursing home and the nurse’s role in the management of these conditions, with consideration given to race and culture. The course begins with a look at Parkinson’s disease, osteoporosis, heart failure and hypertension.

 Disclaimer: GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.  The author, planning committee and feedback personnel for this course have declared no conflict of interest.  There is no commercial support or sponsorship for this activity.  Off-label medication use will be discussed in this course and when an off-label medication is discussed it will be clearly labeled as an off-label use.  GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse off-label medication use, but it is mentioned so the readers understand why some clinicians utilize medications off-label.  

 

 In order to receive credit for this course the exam must be passed and payment must be made. An evaluation form is offered after passing any exam. A passing grade of at least 70% needs to be achieved on this exam and an evaluation form needs to be completed. A certificate with the 4 contact hours can then be printed or saved. You will need to register before taking any exams. Registration is free.

 

Objectives

1.     List five complications of urinary incontinence.

2.     List five risk factors of urinary incontinence.

3.     List three goals of the F-315 tag.

4.     Compare and contrast the six types of urinary incontinence.

5.     List three steps in the work up of urinary incontinence.

6.     Compare and contrast non-pharmacological treatments and pharmacological treatment for urinary incontinence.

7.     List eight interventions that may benefit a geriatric patient with urinary incontinence.

8.     List three common signs and symptoms of a urinary tract infection in the geriatric patient.

9.     List three steps in the evaluation of a urinary tract infection in the geriatric patient.

10.    Identify management options used in urinary tract infections.

 

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There is no commercial support or sponsorship for these activities.

The author, planning committee and feedback personnel have declared no conflict of interest.

 

GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse any commercial products displayed in our courses.  Off-label medication use may be discussed in some courses. 

GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse off-label medication use, but it may be mentioned so the readers understand why some clinicians utilize medications off label.  

 If off label medication is discussed it will be clearly marked as off-label.