This presentation provides instruction for enrolling your Long Term Care facility in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), the CDC’s Healthcare Associated Infection Tracking System. Entering infection data into NHSN will allow facilities to help establish a national baseline for nursing home C. Difficile rates and subsequently identify goals to improve the quality of care and resident outcomes.

What you will learn

  • How to successfully enroll your long term care facility into NHSN and the Secure Access Management System (SAMS)
  • Identify CDC resources to assist in NSHN and SAMS enrollment