PURPOSE OF STUDY I understand that the purpose of the study is to: search for evidence on the prolonged used of urinary catheter on post surgical older patients and its association with catheter associated urinary tract infections. Research Question: For the older adult patient population requiring urinary catheterization in an acute care facility, is immediate de-catheterization more effective in reducing the incidence of CAUTI compared to de-catheterization 48 hours after surgery? Ethical Issues Describe ethical considerations and your plan to protect human rights. Limitation of Proposed Study Implications for Practice Appendices Informed Consent Letter (See attachment) Procedure section is clear, described in detail, specific, and all inclusive. Written in lay language (as documented by reading level score). Includes risks and benefits relevant to study. Address assent (if applicable).