CMS and NHSN - What's New for Infection Preventionists in 2013? Part II

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Joan Hebden, RN, MS, CIC provides an update on new CMS requirements for 2014 and evolving revisions to the 2013 NHSN definitions for healthcare-associated infections. Case studies based on realistic clinical scenarios were used to aid learning for identifying VAE, SSI and LabID Events.

In this webinar, she:

  • Defines the two major changes to CMS reporting requirements in 2014/15 for acute care facilities
  • Helps you understand the NHSN recent and proposed definitional changes for CLABSI, VAE and SSI
  • Defines SAMS and when this will impact you
  • States how to access the NHSN demo site
  • Helps you understand the rationale for the correct answers to the case study
    scenarios

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