Urinary Tract Infection

  • Author: Dr. Salmah Abdulhamid
  • Level: Beginner
  • Modules: 4
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Course overview
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common bacterial infection known to affect the different parts of the urinary tract. Despite both genders being susceptible to the infection, women are most vulnerable due to their anatomy and reproductive physiology. In this course, we learn the basics of a urinary tract system, the functions of some organs, and answer the question, “What triggers urinary tract infections?”
  • No. of Videos: 5
  • Certificate: Yes
This course gives you a great understanding of UTI’s. Exploring its symptoms, medical investigation procedures, and solutions to complications that may arise if UTI’s are left untreated.

Learn about different types and treatments of urinary tract infections, the risk factors, and prevention for both men & women.
Women are at greater risk of developing a UTI than are men. This infection is limited to your bladder, and it can be painful. Some serious consequences can occur if a UTI spreads to your kidneys. Doctors typically treat urinary tract infections with antibiotics. But you can take steps to reduce your chances of getting a UTI in the first place.
At the end of this course, you will have gained the following:
  • Terminologies in UTI's
  • Visual representation of the UTI's 
  • Symptoms, diagnosis, complications of UTI's 
Happy Learning. 

Course contents

Meet the instructor

Dr. Salmah Abdulhamid

Dr. Salmah is the author of this course. She is a medical doctor from Nigeria, who completed her internship training at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) where she had professional interactions with several NGOs that referred patients to the hospital for expert management. She worked as a Medical officer at INEC clinic and has certificate in project management from the University of Washington.