UTI Prevention Strategy to Improve Multiple Quality Indicators
Event date: 9/23/2013
UTIs are the most prevalent infection in LTC accounting for at least 40% of all infections and over 8% of total nursing home costs. Clinical evidence supports the use of cranberry products and prebiotics as an integral part of the management of UTIs.
Join Mary Ellen Posthauer RD,CD,LD for this free one hour presentation.
- Consequences of UTIs on quality of care indicators
- Age-related changes leading to the need for cranberry-containing medical foods
- Data on the efficacy of these products in preventing UTIs
- Implementation in high risk residents to improve quality indicators
- What to look for in product selection