Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this module is to discuss a brief review on the diagnosis of UTIs and a detailed review of available oral antimicrobials and treatment strategies for multi-drug resistant (MDR) UTIs. After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Distinguish between urinary tract infections and asymptomatic bacteriuria to avoid the unnecessary use of antibiotics.
  • Identify and compare oral antibiotics that are active against extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) producing Enterobacteriaceae (EPE), AmpC β-lactamase producing bacteria, and vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE).
  • Determine a patient-specific antibiotic regimen that limits adverse effects.

Course Authors

Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC 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.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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