Meet-the-Professor Session:
102. Recent and Upcoming Changes in the National Healthcare Safety Network
Friday, October 9, 2015: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 7--AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe recent and upcoming changes in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)
  • explain the rationale for changes to NHSN surveillance definitions
  • list recent or upcoming changes in reporting policies that will impact NHSN users

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

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

7:00 AM
Margaret Dudeck, MPH, CPH

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:

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 7th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.