Appropriate Culture Collection – What Do Those Test Results Mean for the Resident?

  • 27 Jan 2017
  • 12:00 - 13:00
  • webinar

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TOPIC

Appropriate Culture Collection – What Do Those Test Results Mean for the Resident?

Participant will be able to:

  • Correlate urine culture and sensitivity results with a resident’s clinical symptoms or lack of them.
  • Institute the appropriate nursing interventions to a urine culture with greater then 3 organisms.
  • Know the proper method for obtaining a urine specimen from a resident who doesn’t have an indwelling urinary catheter.
  • Institute the appropriate nursing interventions to a urine culture with greater then 3 organisms.
  • Discuss culture results as they pertain to the McGeer/Stone criteria


SPEAKER

Blanche M. Lenard, RN, CIC

Ms. Lenard has functioned in the infection control field since 1975 initially at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, then for Brookside Clinical Laboratory as the Infection Control specialist servicing Brookside's long term care clients.  She became a Board Certified Infection Control Preventionist in 1988 and since 2008 has worked with a number of long term care facilities as a Consulting Infection Control Preventionist.  She is an adjnuct faculuty memebr at Widener University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is an active memebr of Chapter 15 Philadelphia/Delaware Valley chapter of APIC.


CONTINUING EDUCATION

This activity has not been submitted to the Pennsylvania State Nursing Association (PSNA).

DISCLOSURE

The PANAC Education Committee has determined there is no conflict of interest in this presentation.

The speaker has identified that there is no conflict of interest in this presentation.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

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Appropriate Culture Collection – What Do Those Test Results Mean for the Resident?
Fri, Jan 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

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