Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

Rochester, NY US
June 7, 2021 to June 8, 2021

The purpose of this education module is to provide an update to pharmacists on the current recommendations for urinary tract infections. This module will consist of independent study which will then be applied to interactive case studies so the concept learned can be applied to patient scenarios.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Differentiate between signs and symptoms of uncomplicated cystitis, complicated cystitis including catheter associated urinary tract infection, and pyelonephritis
  2. Determine when treatment is warranted for asymptomatic bacteriuria
  3. Determine empiric treatment for urinary tract infections
  4. Identify opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship in regard to urinary tract infections
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/07/2021 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/08/2021 - 8:00am CDT
Highland Hospital
1000 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
Planning committee members
Katelyn Quartuccio, PharmD, BCPS
Infectious Disease Clinical Pharmacist
University of Rochester Medical Center
Emily Schranz, PharmD
Clinical Staff Pharmacist
University of Rochester Medical Center
Course reviewer
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Vizient, Inc.
Kelly Golden, PharmD
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
University of Rochester Medical Center
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and University of Rochester Medical Center.  Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-21-144-L01-P
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
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