UTIs in Primary and Long Term Care
|Earn up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credit* in about 30 minutes, held in your office at a time that is convenient for you.|
During the academic detailing session, participants will have the opportunity to discuss:
- how to differentiate asymptomatic bacteriuria from a urinary tract infection.
- when urinalysis and urine cultures are useful (and when they are not).
- the risks associated with unnecessary antibiotic use.
- the preferred antibiotics for empiric treatment of urinary tract infections in both primary and long term care.
- strategies for reducing the use of antibiotics for asymptomatic bacteriuria in people in long term care.
|When:||Until March 2017|
|Where:||Your office at your convenience, or via individual Web session|
|How:||Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone 604 660-2101|
Long term care facility sessions
Educational sessions are available for Long Term Care facilities in some communities. Please contact 604 660-2101 for more information on how to arrange a session.
* The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This course has been reviewed and approved by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. This Group Learning course meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.