They Pee No Evil, You Treat No Evil - Diagnosis & Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Adults

Ames, IA US
April 2, 2014

Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.  

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the few indications in which asymptomatic bacteriuria screening and treatment is indicated.
  2. Identify scenarios in which asymptomatic bacteriuria screening & treatment is commonly done, yet associated with worse patient outcomes and/or unnecessary expense.
  3. Identify prescriber & patient factors leading to the over screening, under diagnosis & overtreatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria.



Ricardo Arbulu, MD
Infectious Disease, McFarland Clinic



  • Dr. Arbulu has nothing to disclose regarding financial relationships with any commercial entities, commercial companies providing support for this program, or any commercial manufacturers of products and/ or the providers of services discussed in this presentation.

CME Committee

  • Dr. Brenda Burrough discloses she is a principal investigator in an Amgen research trial.
  • No members of the Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee who planned this activity, including Dr. Burrough, have any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content. 

The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee.

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 AOA Category 2-A CME credit(s).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/02/2014 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
04/02/2014 - 1:00pm
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Bessie Myers Auditorium
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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