Premier to Host Webinar on Ventilator-Associated Event Surveillance Definitions

January 2, 2013

Premier Safety Institute will be hosting a free webinar about CDC-NHSN’s new ventilator-associated event surveillance definitions on Tuesday, January 15, 2013.


The CDC has developed new surveillance definitions for ventilator-associated events, including ventilator-associated pneumonia for adults, scheduled for implementation in NHSN in January 2013.

This program will include a discussion of the following:

  • The rationale behind the new definitions,
  • Evidence supporting the new surveillance definitions, and
  • Practical strategies for successful implementation.


Michael Kompas, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FIDSA
Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Gina Pugliese, RN, MS (Moderator)
Vice President, Premier safety Institute, Premier healthcare alliance

Click here for more information about this webinar and other HAI-related events.


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