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Surveillance for pedVAP and PNEU Events

Ventilator-associated (pedVAP) and non-ventilator-associated Pneumonia (PNEU)

NOTE: PNEU/VAP surveillance is available in-plan for patients of any age in non-NICU pediatric locations. For in-plan surveillance conducted for mechanically-ventilated patients in adult locations (regardless of age), use the Ventilator-associated Event (VAE) protocol (see Ventilator-Associated Event (VAE) Protocol, January 2017 )

Resources for NHSN Users Already Enrolled

Training

Additional Training

Analysis Training

Continuing Education

Protocols

Frequently Asked Questions

For full details on protocol definitions and the application of these definitions, please review the applicable protocol and Chapter 2, Identifying Healthcare-associated Infection (HAI) for NHSN Surveillance [PDF – 1M] in the NHSN Module.

New! 2018 FAQs:

Data Collection Forms

All Data Collection Forms are Print-only

Supporting Materials

Worksheet Generator (electronic) and Worksheets (manual)

Analysis Resources

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