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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


Additional Training

Analysis Training

Continuing Education


Frequently Asked Questions

Data Collection Forms

Supporting Materials

Worksheet Generator (electronic) and Worksheets (manual)

Analysis Resources