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


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

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