LTCF Data Validation Guidance
Internal Validation: Active efforts by a reporting facility to assure completeness and accuracy of NHSN data.
External Validation: Survey and audit process by external agency to assure quality of NHSN surveillance and reporting.
- Long-term Care Facility Manual – 2018 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 4 MB]
- How to Modify an Analysis Report Cdc-pdf[PDF – 500 KB]
- Overview of the NHSN LTCF Component – July 2018
- Surveillance for CDI and MDROs in LTCF – July 2018