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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) in the emergency department (ED), their definition and treatment, and how bacterial resistance can develop in the wake of antimicrobial use in treating them.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Define uncomplicated UTIs in the ED using the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) definition and guidelines.
  2. List the various treatments available for uncomplicated UTIs in the ED.
  3. Identify the role of antimicrobials in the development of bacterial resistance.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.5 APH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: AENJ0718
Published: Jul/Sep 2018
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Douglas Schutz, PA-C; Simon C. Watson, MD, FACEP; Geoffrey Hayden, MD, FACEP; Kyle A. Weant, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP