Part 1 - NHSN: Past, Present, and Future
This webinar will cover the rationale for performing HAI surveillance, methods for case-finding and application of NHSN definitional criteria for the four major types of HAIs using case studies, and translation of the data to inform performance improvement initiatives.
Part 1 of 2
"CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN):Past, Present, and Future"
by Kathy Allen-Bridson, BSN, MScPH, CIC and Dr. Daniel Pollock, MD
- Define and determine the need for surveillance of infections in a healthcare setting
- Overview of NHSN definitions and modifications over time
- Understand and interpret NHSN data to drive quality improvement