NHSN to Update Reporting Modules on July 8

COVID-19; Regulations


Beginning​ July 8, the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) will make multiple updates and modifications to reporting modules. NHSN users should have received an email notification from NHSN outlining the changes to the system.   

Modules included in the updates are: 

  • Point of Care (POC) Test Reporting Tool – adding POC devices to dropdown list 
  • Resident Impact and Facility Capacity Pathway – Enhancements to “Vaccination Status of Resident with a Newly Confirmed COVID-19 Viral Test Result” section 
  • Ventilator Capacity and Supplies Pathway – removing this module 
  • Therapeutics Pathway – adding new therapeutic and removing outdated therapeutic 
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Data Modules – including user data quality alert screen 

The CDC will host a webinar to provide information about these modifications on Thursday, July 8, and Monday, July 12, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST. Register for either date in advance.