Pharmacists Association of Newfoundland and Labrador: Assessment and Prescribing for Urinary Tract Infections

This course is for pharmacists who would like to offer prescribing for uncomplicated urinary tract infections in their practice.




Pharmacists in many provinces in Canada are now able to prescribe medications for patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infections. This course consists of two modules. The first is an introductory module, which describes a structured approach to prescribing called the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process. The second module guides the learner through the process as it applies to a case, allowing the pharmacist practical application of the content to prepare them to confidently assess a patient presenting with an acute, uncomplicated UTI.

This course is a collaborative effort between the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) and the University of Waterloo (UW) School of Pharmacy

Learning objectives:

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify patients with uncomplicated UTI
  • Identify possible causes, red flags and risk factors
  • Apply the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process (PPCP) necessary for a patient consultation

Course outline:

  • Module 1:
    Introduction to the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process
  • Module 2:
    Prescribing for Urinary Tract Infection
  • Exam
  • Course Feedback

Course at a glance:

Who should take this course:

Pharmacists prescribing for Urinary Tract Infections.

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