Ventilator-Associated Event Calculator (Version 5.0)
Welcome to Version 5.0 of the VAE Calculator. Version 5.0 operates based upon the currently posted VAE protocol. The Calculator is a web-based tool that is designed to help you learn how the VAE surveillance definition algorithm works and assist you in making VAE determinations. Please note that the VAE Calculator will not ask you to enter any patient identifiers (other than dates of mechanical ventilation, which you can change as you see fit). The VAE Calculator does not store any patient data that you enter, and it will not report any data that you enter or any VAE determinations to the NHSN. You will not be able to export data entered into the Calculator. If you have questions or suggestions about the Calculator, please feel free to send them to the NHSN mailbox, email@example.com.