Patient Safety Analysis Quick Reference Guides

Resource Location: https://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/ps-analysis-resources/reference-guides.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

These quick reference guides were created to help you understand, modify, and interpret your data using the NHSN application’s various analysis output (report) options for the NHSN Patient Safety Component. These guides serve as companions to the “Introduction to NHSN Analysis” training slide set.

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Focus Area: CAUTI, CLABSI, Sepsis, C. difficile / Antimicrobial Stewardship / MDRO, Pressure Injury, Adverse Drug Events, Falls, All-Cause Harm / Culture of Safety / High Reliability, Diagnostic Error, Ventilator Associated Events, Surgical Site Infections, Readmissions / Care Transitions, GENERAL Infection Control, Venous thromboembolism (VTE)