FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

NICU Eligibility
Q: Big baby eligibility criterion: infant death A: An infant with a birth weight greater than 1,500 grams is eligible for the NICU Database if the infant i...
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019 at 3:01 PM
Browser Issues
Q: Do www.cpqccdata.org and www.cpqccreport.org support MSIE Version 10? A: We have tested and validated that the www.cpqccdata.org and www.cpqccreport....
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017 at 8:20 AM
Admission/Discharge Form
A. Unknown Response Choice Q: Why is the Unknown response choice only available for certain items instead of all of them? A: The Unknown choice is only...
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Delivery Room Death Form
Q: What if I have an infant with a birth weight of 330 g, GA is 20 weeks and 3 days that dies within 12 hours of the delivery room? Does this infant qualify...
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017 at 9:25 AM
Hospital List
Q: Is there a way to look up a hospital by name or hospital ID for the CPQCC A/D and CPeTS forms? A: You can use the Narrow List tool that accompanies a...
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019 at 3:09 PM
Patient Identification Worksheet (Items W1-W9)
Item W5. Date of Admission Q: For inborn infants, the date of admission is the Date of Birth. This statement is erroneous as an infant can be admitted from...
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017 at 8:22 AM
Selection Criteria (A-C)
A. Eligibility. Population Criteria To review population criteria for the NICU Database, please click the link below:          https://www.cpqcc.org/n...
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019 at 3:09 PM
Bacterial Pathogens: Early Sepsis/Late Sepsis
Q: How should we test for early sepsis? Should we check for positive culture other than blood? A: Yes, Early Bacterial Sepsis is defined as a positive bloo...
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018 at 2:53 PM
Surgery Requiring General Anesthesia
Q: Does an infant who has a hernia repair, circumcision or central line qualify? A: Only procedures that require general anesthesia qualify as surgery.  T...
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019 at 3:09 PM
Intubated Assisted Ventilation > 4 Hours Continuously (including Nasal SIMV)
Q: We have a lot of infants who are never intubated, but on Nasal CPAP from the get go. It's just pure old-fashioned CPAP, no IMV. Does Nasal CPAP alon...
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019 at 3:10 PM