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Surveillance for Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Events

Resources for NHSN Users Already Enrolled


Additional Training

Analysis Training

Continuing Education


Data Collection Forms

All Data Collection Forms are Print-only

Supporting Materials

2017 Operative Procedure Code Documents

The documents listed below should be used for procedures performed in 2017.

Analysis Resources

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:

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