2/29 Webstream: NHSN Training

NHSN has invited us to virtually attend, via webstream, the NHSN training course on “Applying the 2016 Changes to Accurately Report HAI’s,” to be held February 29 and March 1-4, 2016 at the CDC Global Communications Center in Atlanta GA.  This training is intended for infection preventionists and staff from Quality Improvement Organizations, Quality Improvement Networks, Health Engagement Networks, State Health Departments, and others interested in learning more about NHSN surveillance.  Topics will include CMS reporting, definition, and protocol clarification for catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) and central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) C.diff and MRSA events, and Antibiotic Stewardship.  Subject matter experts will provide interactive case studies for each infection/event type.

Live webstreaming begins February 29th at 1:30pmEST.  The speakers agenda and instructions on how to view the webstream are posted at http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/training/2016training.html .  The sessions will be recorded and archived on the NHSN website for future viewing.  No registration is required for webstream viewing.  Continuing education credit is pending for this activity.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s