Acronyms – HAI/AR and Accreditation Crosswalk


List of acronyms and abbreviations and the term.
Acronym Term
AAR After Action Report
AR Antimicrobial Resistance or Antibiotic Resistant Infections
ARLN Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network
AU Antibiotic Use
AUR Antibiotic Use and Resistance
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
CRE Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae
EIP Emerging Infections Program
ELC Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases
EOP Emergency Operations Plan
HAI Healthcare-Associated Infections
HAN Health Alert Network
HD Health Department
HIP Health Improvement Plan
L or LHD Local Health Department
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MDRO Multidrug-resistant organism
NHSN National Healthcare Safety Network
NNDSS Nationally Notifiable Data Detection System
PMS Performance Management System
PHAB Public Health Accreditation Board
PHF Public Health Foundation
QI Quality Improvement
S State Health Department
S/T State/Tribal Health Department
TA Technical Assistance
T Tribal Health Department
T/L Tribal/Local Health Department