Program Schedule

Upcoming Changes in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

Friday, October 10, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 122-AB

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • list recently implemented and planned reporting requirements for the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)
  • describe key changes to NHSN reporting methodology

Target Audience: Public health practitioners, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Dawn Sievert, PhD, MS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Katherine Allen-Bridson, RN, BSN, MScPH, CIC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:


D. Sievert, None

K. Allen-Bridson, None

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