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Urinary tract infections in women


Content developed by Clarity Informatics, providers of online solutions to support the nursing community through appraisals and revalidation

INTRODUCTION

UTIs are one of the most common reasons for women to present in general practice, and for many women they are a recurrent misery. Practice nurses are ideally placed to assess possible UTIs and this guide explains what to look out for and how to treat them.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

On completion of this module you will be better able to:

  • Know when to suspect lower urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Recognise the possible complications of UTIs
  • How to make a diagnosis of UTI

This resource is provided at an intermediate level by Clarity Informatics. Read the article and answer the self-assessment questions, and reflect on what you have learned.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.