​​​CORE - Data collection tools


A number of documents have been developed to assist in the collection of information for the APD, ANZPIC and CCR registries.  For further information relating to the APD Data Submission process please click here.

Data Dictionaries

Version 5.6 of the APD Data Dictionary was released in July 2017. This version is compliant with COMET data collection and new variables introduced to APD. The basic version is for those involved in collecting data, coding and data entry. The programmer's version is for those involved in creating an APD compliant submission file.

APD Data Dictionary Version 5.6 Basic (pdf)​

APD Data Dictionary Version 5.6 Programmer (pdf)

The latest version of the ANZPICR Data Dictionary was released in August 2017. This document provides a list of the required ANZPICR data elements (including the new fields introduced in 2017), along with a description of each data element and the associated formatting and validation rules.  It also includes COMET-specific information where applicable.​

Data Collection Forms

An example of a data collection form, generally completed at an adult patient's bedside (APD).

APD Data Collection Form V21.1 (pdf)

An example of a data collection form, episode collection form, and 2017 diagnosis list, generally completed at a paediatric patient's bedside (ANZPICR).​​

ANZPICR Diagnoses Codes (pdf)​​​

Critical Care Resources (CCR) Survey Tool​

The CCR survey tool is found online at https://ccrsurvey.anzics.com.au 

Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) Surveillance Program

CLABSI data is submitted by state jurusdictions, infection control departments and by individual ICUs

The CLABSI tool is found online at https://surveillance.anzics.com.au