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Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses and allied health professionals with an understanding of best practice, evidence-based guidelines for management of short-term indwelling urethral catheters to prevent urinary tract infections.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Give examples of appropriate use of indwelling urinary catheters.
  2. Identify features of indwelling urinary catheters and drainage system devices that assist in preventing urinary tract infections.
  3. Describe evidence-based techniques for managing an indwelling urinary catheter.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: JBIBP0512
Published: May 2012
Expires: 6/4/2021
Collections: Urology Nursing
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Joanna Briggs Institute
Specialties: Infection Control, Urology