2013 NHSN HAI definition changes

APIC wants to ensure that members have helpful resources from the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) training course summarizing surveillance changes beginning January 1, 2013.

In particular, please note that the NHSN Resource Manual was updated November 30, 2012.

The resource manual includes:

Be sure to refer the December 2012 issue of NHSN e-News for additional details on the changes. 

Questions can be directed to nhsn@cdc.gov.