13 National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Healthcare Personnel (HCP) Safety Component: What Is Now Available

Friday, March 19, 2010: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
Cairo (Hyatt Regency Atlanta)
CME Credits: 1.25
Type: Oral
Summary: This session will explore the newly launched HCP Safety Component, which was developed to facilitate reporting and interpreting data related to various aspects of HCP safety. Participants will learn about the requirements and the process of NHSN surveillance for blood and body fluid exposures, and its facilitation of OSHA300 log reporting. The session will also explore the process of reporting and utility of the Influenza Vaccination module. Participants will also become familiar with new enhancements put into place in response to the Novel 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Participants will learn the required and optional data that can be reported, analysis capabilities, and the potential for expansion into other areas relevant to HCP safety.
Learning Objectives:
7:00 AM
Taranisia MacCannell, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
7:40 AM
Sara Luckhaupt, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention