National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN); Patient Safety Component Manual

Resource Location: https://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/pdfs/pscmanual/pcsmanual_current.pdf

CDC, National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

The Patient Safety Component includes five modules that focus on events associated with medical devices, surgical procedures, antimicrobial agents used during healthcare, multidrug resistant organisms, and Coronavirus Infectious Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Focus Area: CAUTI, CLABSI, C. difficile / Antimicrobial Stewardship / MDRO, Ventilator Associated Events, Surgical Site Infections, Pandemic / COVID / Public Health Emergency, GENERAL Infection Control