2023 NHSN Training – Videos and Slides

Videos and slides from the 2023 NHSN virtual training

Presentations from the 2023 annual NHSN live training hosted virtually were recorded and are now posted on this page as archived videos.

You can view presentations on how to identify, report, and analyze VAE, PedVAE, CAUTI, CLABSI, Secondary Bloodstream Infection (BSI) and Site-Specific Infections, SSI, MRSA Bacteremia and C. difficile LabID events, as well as presentations on validation of healthcare-associated infection data and data quality, reporting and analysis of antibiotic use and resistance data, the Outpatient Procedure Component (OPC), and information on the upcoming NHSN Neonatal Component.

NHSN Foundation

Laying a Strong Foundation for NHSN Surveillance and Device-associated Infections

Antimicrobial Use & Resistance (AUR)

Priorities for Hospital Core Element Implementation

AUR Module Reporting for the CMS Promoting Interoperability Program

Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Option: Incidence & Prevalence Reports

Antimicrobial Resistance Option SRIR & pSIR

Bloodstream Infection (BSI)

One Step, Two Step, NEC: Applying the Foundational Concepts of Secondary BSI Attribution


A preCAUTIonary View: NHSN Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection

Location Mapping

What’s In A Name? NHSN Location Mapping

Pneumonia Events (PNEU)

Pediatric Ventilator Associated Event (PedVAE)

Pediatric Ventilator-associated Event (PedVAE)


Surgical Site Infection (SSI)

Be in the Know: An Overview of Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Event Surveillance

Outpatient Procedure Component (OPC)

Back to Basics OPC SSI and SDOM 101

Back to the Basics: OPC Analysis 101

Q&A OPC Back to Basics

Neonatal Component

Late-Onset Sepsis/Meningitis (LOS/MEN) Protocol and Analysis – May 2022


How to Create and Analyze Custom Procedures and Events in the Patient Safety Component (PSC)

LabID Analysis and Reporting Refresher

Annual Survey

NHSN Annual Training 2023 Annual Survey FAQ

Ventilator Associated Events