Code System: HSLOC

OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.6.259
Name: NHSN Healthcare Facility Patient Care Location (HSLOC)
Definition: A classification of patient care locations within healthcare facilities for public health purposes.
Version: 2020


NHSN Healthcare Facility Patient Care Location (HSLOC)
Code Descriptor
1005-8 Cardiac Catheterization Room/Suite
1007-4 Endoscopy Suite
1008-2 Radiology
1009-0 Pulmonary Function Testing
1010-8 General Laboratory
1011-6 Clinical Chemistry Laboratory
1012-4 Hematology Laboratory
1013-2 Histology-Surgical Pathology Laboratory
1014-0 Microbiology Laboratory
1015-7 Serology Laboratory
1016-5 Virology Laboratory
1017-3 Hyperbaric Oxygen Center
1018-1 Infusion Center
1019-9 Specimen Collection Area (Healthcare)
1020-7 Sleep Study Unit
1025-6 Trauma Critical Care
1026-4 Burn Critical Care
1027-2 Medical Critical Care
1028-0 Medical Cardiac Critical Care
1029-8 Medical-Surgical Critical Care
1030-6 Surgical Critical Care
1031-4 Neurosurgical Critical Care
1032-2 Surgical Cardiothoracic Critical Care
1033-0 Respiratory Critical Care
1034-8 Prenatal Critical Care
1035-5 Neurologic Critical Care
1038-9 Well Baby Nursery (Level I)
1039-7 Neonatal Critical Care (Level II/III)
1040-5 Neonatal Critical Care (Level III)
1041-3 Step down Neonatal Nursery (Level II)
1042-1 Pediatric Burn Critical Care
1043-9 Pediatric Surgical Cardiothoracic Critical Care
1044-7 Pediatric Medical Critical Care
1045-4 Pediatric Medical-Surgical Critical Care
1046-2 Pediatric Neurosurgical Critical Care
1047-0 Pediatric Respiratory Critical Care
1048-8 Pediatric Surgical Critical Care
1049-6 Pediatric Trauma Critical Care
1051-2 Behavioral Health/Psych Ward
1052-0 Burn Ward
1053-8 Ear, Nose, Throat Ward
1054-6 Gastrointestinal Ward
1055-3 Genitourinary Ward
1056-1 Gerontology Ward
1057-9 Gynecology Ward
1058-7 Labor and Delivery Ward
1059-5 Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum Suite
1060-3 Medical Ward
1061-1 Medical-Surgical Ward
1062-9 Neurology Ward
1063-7 Neurosurgical Ward
1064-5 Ophthalmology Ward
1065-2 Orthopedic Ward
1066-0 Orthopedic Trauma Ward
1067-8 Plastic Surgery Ward
1068-6 Postpartum Ward
1069-4 Pulmonary Ward
1070-2 Rehabilitation Ward (within Acute Care Hospital)
1071-0 Stroke (Acute) Ward
1072-8 Surgical Ward
1073-6 Vascular Surgery Ward
1075-1 Adolescent Behavioral Health Ward
1076-9 Pediatric Medical Ward
1077-7 Pediatric Behavioral Health Ward
1078-5 Pediatric Burn Ward
1079-3 Pediatric Ear, Nose, Throat Ward
1080-1 Pediatric Genitourinary Ward
1081-9 Pediatric Medical-Surgical Ward
1082-7 Pediatric Neurology Ward
1083-5 Pediatric Neurosurgical Ward
1084-3 Pediatric Orthopedic Ward
1085-0 Pediatric Rehabilitation Ward (within Acute Care Hospital)
1086-8 Pediatric Surgical Ward
1091-8 Pediatric Dialysis Specialty Care Area
1092-6 Solid Organ Transplant Specialty Care Area
1093-4 Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Specialty Care Area
1095-9 Cesarean Section Room/Suite
1096-7 Operating Room/Suite
1097-5 Post-Anesthesia Care Unit/Recovery Room
1099-1 Adult Step Down Unit
1100-7 Pediatric Step Down Unit
1102-3 Chronic Care Unit
1103-1 Chronic Alzheimer’s Unit
1104-9 Chronic Behavioral Health/Psych Unit
1105-6 Chronic Rehabilitation Unit
1106-4 Assisted Living Area
1108-0 Emergency Department
1109-8 Pediatric Emergency Department
1110-6 Allergy Clinic
1112-2 Cardiac Rehabilitation Center
1113-0 Cardiology Clinic
1115-5 Dermatology Clinic
1116-3 Diabetes-Endocrinology Clinic
1117-1 Family Medicine Clinic
1118-9 Gastrointestinal Clinic
1119-7 Pediatric Gastrointestinal Clinic
1120-5 Medical Clinic
1121-3 Gynecology Clinic
1122-1 Genetics Clinic
1123-9 Neurology Clinic
1124-7 Ophthalmology Clinic
1125-4 Orthopedic Clinic
1126-2 Ear, Nose, Throat Clinic
1127-0 Pain Clinic
1128-8 Pediatric Clinic
1129-6 Pediatric Cardiology Center
1130-4 Pediatric Dental Clinic
1131-2 Pediatric Dermatology Clinic
1132-0 Pediatric Diabetes-Endocrinology Clinic
1133-8 Pediatric Orthopedic Clinic
1134-6 Pediatric Scoliosis Clinic
1136-1 Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Clinic
1137-9 Pediatric Nephrology Clinic
1138-7 Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic
1139-5 Well Baby Clinic
1140-3 Podiatry Clinic
1141-1 Physician’s Office
1142-9 Rheumatology Clinic
1143-7 Surgical Services Clinic
1144-5 Wound Center
1145-2 Behavioral Health Clinic
1146-0 Pediatric Behavioral Health Clinic
1147-8 Blood Collection Center
1148-6 Continence Clinic
1149-4 Ostomy Clinic
1150-2 Dental Clinic
1151-0 Occupational Health Clinic
1152-8 Occupational Therapy Clinic
1153-6 Outpatient Hemodialysis Clinic
1154-4 HIV Clinic
1155-1 Rehabilitation Clinic
1156-9 Prenatal Clinic
1157-7 Pulmonary Clinic
1158-5 Speech Therapy Clinic
1159-3 Wound Ostomy Continence Clinic
1160-1 Urgent Care Center
1161-9 Holistic Medicine Center
1162-7 24-Hour Observation Area
1164-3 Ventilator Dependent Unit
1165-0 Inpatient Hospice
1169-2 Post-Anesthesia Care Unit
1170-0 School or Prison Infirmary
1171-8 Jail Unit
1172-6 School Infirmary
1174-2 Mobile Emergency Services/EMS
1175-9 Mobile MRI/CT
1176-7 Mobile Blood Collection center
1178-3 Transport Service
1179-1 Pharmacy
1180-9 Public Area in Facility
1181-7 Physical Plant Operations Center
1182-5 Housekeeping/Environmental Services
1183-3 Laundry Room
1184-1 Administrative Areas
1185-8 Blood Bank
1186-6 Central Sterile Supply
1187-4 Central Trash Area
1188-2 Facility Grounds
1189-0 Morgue/Autopsy Room
1190-8 Soiled Utility Area
1192-4 Home Care
1194-0 Home-based Hospice
1195-7 Blood Collection (Blood Drive Campaign)
1196-5 Specimen Collection Area (Community)
1198-1 Dialysis Specialty Care Area
1200-5 Hematology-Oncology Clinic
1202-1 Physical Therapy Clinic
1203-9 Interventional Radiology
1204-7 Location outside facility
1205-4 Antenatal Care Ward
1206-2 Float
1207-0 Therapeutic Apheresis Clinic
1208-8 Telemetry Ward
1209-6 Treatment Room
1210-4 Adult Mixed Acuity Unit
1211-2 Pediatric Mixed Acuity Unit
1212-0 Mixed Age Mixed Acuity Unit
1214-6 Long Term Acute Care Pediatric Ward
1217-9 Rehabilitation Ward (freestanding Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility)
1218-7 Rehabilitation Pediatric Ward (freestanding Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility)
1219-5 Outpatient Hemodialysis Clinic (in Inpatient Facility)
1220-3 Long Term Acute Care Intensive Care Unit
1221-1 Long Term Acute Care Ward
1222-9 Long Term Acute Care Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
1223-7 Oncology Medical Critical Care
1224-5 Oncology Surgical Critical Care
1225-2 Oncology Medical-Surgical Critical Care
1226-0 Oncology Leukemia Ward
1227-8 Oncology Step Down Unit
1228-6 Oncology Lymphoma Ward
1229-4 Oncology Leukemia-Lymphoma Ward
1230-2 Oncology Solid Tumor Ward
1231-0 Oncology Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Ward
1232-8 Oncology General Hematology-Oncology Ward
1233-6 Oncology Pediatric Critical Care
1234-4 Oncology Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Ward
1235-1 Oncology Pediatric General Hematology-Oncology Ward
1236-9 Oncology Mixed Acuity Unit (all ages)
1242-7 Outpatient Operating Room/Suite (Attached)
1243-5 Ambulatory Surgery Center
1244-3 Outpatient Operating Room/Suite (Detached)
1245-0 Ambulatory Surgery Recovery Room
1246-8 Outpatient Ambulatory Pediatric Surgery Center
1247-6 Outpatient Ambulatory Plastic Surgery Center
1248-4 Pediatric Outpatient Operating Room/Suite (Attached)
1249-2 Pediatric Outpatient Operating Room/Suite (Detached)
1250-0 Facility-wide Inpatient (FacWIDEIn)
1251-8 Facility-wide Outpatient (FacWIDEOut)
1254-2 Long Term Care Facility Inpatient Hospice Unit
1255-9 Long Term Care Facility Dementia Unit
1256-7 Long Term Care Facility Psychiatric Unit
1257-5 Long Term Care Facility Skilled Nursing-Short Term Rehabilitation Unit
1258-3 Long Term Care Facility General Nursing Unit
1259-1 Long Term Care Facility Ventilator Dependent Unit
1260-9 Long Term Care Facility Bariatric Unit
1261-7 Centralized Transfusion Service
1262-1 Home Hemodialysis
1268-2 Outpatient Hemodialysis Clinic – Acute Kidney Injury
1269-0 Neonatal Critical Care (Level IV)