Genito Urinary Infections


October 30th, 2009 - October 30th, 2012
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

According to the National Institutes of Health, the urinary system consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Infections of the urinary tract (UTIs) are the second most common type of infection in the body. Common symptoms of UTI include pain or burning when using the bathroom, fever, tiredness or shakiness, an urge to use the bathroom often, pressure in the lower abdomen, urine that smells bad or looks cloudy or reddish.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 10/30/2012

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to: 1.) Describe the criteria needed to make the diagnosis of a urinary tract infection. 2.) Recognize the differences between an uncomplicated and a complicated urinary tract infection. 3.) Review treatment patterns for a variety of types of urinary tract infections. 4.) Identify emerging issues with antibiotic resistance, and to implement a judicious use of antibiotics in clinical practice.

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.