New NHSN Agreement to Participate and Consent

The upcoming release of the NHSN 8.8.1 application will introduce an updated NHSN Agreement to Participate and Consent for current NHSN facility users who enrolled in NHSN prior to December 2, 2017. The consent form will become available on January 23, and the deadline is April 14, 2018 for Primary Contacts or Facility Administrators to agree to the updated form for each component without losing access to NHSN. Additional information, including Frequently Asked Questions and the updated NHSN purposes, are available on CDC’s NHSN website. Questions should be to with the subject line “NHSN Reconsent.”