Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection in Women
This lecture will provide up to date recommendations on diagnosis, treatment and prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections in women and identify factors that increase risk of infection development.
1) Recognize UTI and the know the difference between infection and asymptomatic bacteria.
2) Review the most common organisms involved in UTIs and the regional resistance patterns.
3) Identify the appropriate 1st and 2nd line antibiotic treatment options for patients and those with penicillin allergies.
4) Discuss preventative strategies with patients.
5) Discuss when to refer patients with complicating factors including urinary retention, pelvic organ prolapse, and prior prolapse/incontinence procedures.
This is an online educational activity.
Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Attendance