Wednesday August 24, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM PDT
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Lisa Barton 
HealthInsight Oregon 

NHSN Training Session 1: SAMS Registration - August 24 

HealthInsight is conducting a 3-part webinar series to prepare the Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) Cohort of the Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative to submit reports into the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). Nursing homes must be ready to submit October data by November 1, 2016.

Training objectives:
By the end of the 3-part webinar series, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose and importance of using the NHSN
  • Register individuals for Secure Access Management Services (SAMS, the credentialling process)
  • Enroll a nursing home in NHSN
  • Locate and access HealthInsight and CDC tools and resources
  • Enter CDI data into NHSN
  • Access current CDI data for self-monitoring through NHSN reports

Webinar target audience:
Any persons planning to help with NHSN data submission or analysis. We recommend at least two people from each facility be trained. Recommended positions to train:

  • Director of nursing
  • Infection control/prevention manager
  • Medical records person
  • MDS coordinator
  • Nurse manager

Training Schedule:

Session 1: SAMS Registration:
Wednesday, August 24, 1 - 2 p.m. Pacific Time, 2 - 3 p.m. Mountain Time

Save the Dates! (Separate registration coming.)

Session 2: NHSN Facility Enrollment and Adding Users: September 15

Session 3: NHSN Data Reporting and Report Generation: October 20