Infection Network

CHAIN Fall Conference

The CHAIN Fall Conference is going on hiatus and will not be held in 2019.
This year’s CHAIN Award for Excellence winners were recognized on September 27, 2019, at the APIC Minnesota Conference. Please visit the award page for details on submitting a nomination. The planning committee looks forward to resuming the conference in 2020.

About the CHAIN Fall Conference

At the Minnesota Collaborative Healthcare-Associated Infection Network (CHAIN) Fall Conference, attendees learn about the latest evidence-based approaches for reducing and preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in Minnesota.


Patient safety and quality staff, infection preventionists, managers, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, and any other professionals working in or leading hospitals, long-term care, community care, or outpatient settings to prevent HAIs and combat antibiotic resistance.

Presentation Videos and Handouts

All videos require the password MHA to view.

Conference Agenda

Speaker Bios

Henry Ford Health System’s No Harm Campaign
Handout PDF

Success Strategies for Reducing UTI
Handout PDF

2018 CHAIN Award for Excellence Presentation

Infection Prevention & Care Transitions: An Interactive Case Study
Handout PDF

Care transitions: One Community’s Journey in Coalition Building
Handout PDF

Antibiotic Stewardship Tracking and Reporting
Handout PDF


For questions regarding the conference, contact Kristi Wergin, 952-853-8561.