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CHAIN Fall Conference
September 10, Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center
This conference, sponsored by the Collaborative Healthcare-Associated Infection Network (CHAIN), is for patient safety and quality staff, infection preventionists, nurse managers, nurses, and physicians to enhance HAI prevention efforts in Minnesota health care facilities. Participants will learn action steps to further decrease CAUTI in their facilities, explore the elements of the CHAIN SSI Bundle, learn steps to conduct an HAI mini-RCA, and increase their knowledge of NHSN HAI reporting and analysis. There is no registration fee; lunch will be on your own. For more information, contact Mary Montury, (952) 853-8541. Register
Rural Palliative Care Networking Group: Measures for Rural Palliative Care Programs
September 18, Lakeland Home Care & Lakeland Hospice, Fergus Falls
The results of a study to identify and field-test a set of quality measures that reflect clinical quality, cost and efficiency, and the patient and family experience. Five rural palliative care programs participated in the study. Part of the Rural Palliative Care Networking Group. Presented by Karla Weng and Laura Grangaard, Stratis Health. Register for in-person attendance or register for conference call attendance. Flier.
CHAIN Conference: Antimicrobial Stewardship across the Continuum of Care in Minnesota
October 16, Mall of America – “Great Room” Conference Room, Bloomington
This conference, sponsored by the Collaborative Healthcare-Associated Infection Network (CHAIN), is targeted toward infectious disease physicians, hospitalists, emergency department physicians, pharmacists in healthcare settings, infection preventionists, microbiologists, and others interested in or involved in antimicrobial stewardship activities in their healthcare facility. Panel presentations will feature long-term-care and pharmacy practitioners. Presenters share real-life, practical experiences and innovative approaches for improving antimicrobial prescribing practices in inpatient hospital, emergency department, and long-term care settings. Speakers are David Hines, MD, FACP; Susan Kline MD, MPH; Gary Kravitz MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA; Abinash Virk MD, DTM&H, FIDSA; and Ruth Lynfield, MD. There is no registration fee; lunch will be on your own. Register. Event Flier.
Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Conference
October 23-24, Brooklyn Park
Check MAPS website for information on speakers and special sessions. Stratis Health is founding member of MAPS and a conference sponsor. Attend the following sessions presented by Stratis Health:
See available recorded training sessions.
tel: 952-854-3306 | toll-free: 1-877-STRATIS
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