NHSN SSI and MDRO/CDI Surveillance and Data Analysis—Presented by CDC

Friday, June 10, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

This interactive, pre-conference workshop will be devoted to the surveillance protocols, reporting, and data analysis of the NHSN SSI and MDRO/CDI Modules. Topics include:

  •   NHSN Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Surveillance – Janet Brooks
  •   NHSN Analysis LIVE! – Rebecca Konnor
  •   NHSN MDRO/CDI Module: Navigating Infection Surveillance and LabID Event Reporting – Denise Leaptrot
  •   Understanding the Importance of Risk-Adjustment and Data Quality – Zuleika Aponte-Torres; Rishi Parikh; Scott Decker

View full course agenda and presenter line-up here.


CIC® Certification Preparatory Course presented by APIC

Friday, June 10, 8:oo a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

This full day workshop is directed at those who are preparing to take the CIC® certification examination for the first time. Certification is important in demonstrating commitment to the highest quality of patient care and ongoing development of knowledge and skills. The exam reflects the new NHSN HAI definitions and is geared toward IPs who have at least two years of experience in the field. Individuals who are interested in learning more about certification or acquiring basic infection prevention and control knowledge, and those preparing for re-certification, are also welcome to attend.

View full course agenda and line up here.


Please note: Pre-conference workshop fees are in addition to full conference registration fees. The workshop cost is $250 per course for conference attendees and $325 for non-attendees.  All registration types include access to the APIC 2016 Welcome Reception. Register for pre-conference workshops when you register for the conference here.