2020 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit Postponed
Postponed: The Third Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit (originally scheduled May 29, 2020) has been postponed in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Alternative options for a new date are under consideration. More information will be posted as soon as it is available.
Welcome to the Nebraska ASAP website! A number of tools and templates to facilitate establishment of an institutional antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) has been added to the site (see links below). Regularly scheduled blog posts will be published to highlight news and studies related to antimicrobial stewardship and antimicrobial use.
12/04/2020: New Guidance for the Use of Empiric Antibiotics in COVID has been posted here as well as under the Acute Care Guidance Documents Page.
U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is November 18th-24th, 2020. Check back here for updates, blog posts, and other content related to appropriate antibiotic use.
11/06/2020: A Nebraska ASAP flyer has been updated to include our services, contact information, and other benefits of our program.
08/25/2020: A new post about the appropriate use of proton pump inhibitors has been published. This post contains a link to a new guidance document.
12/02/2019: A new post on the recently revised Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship is now available. Click here to find out more.
11/21/2019: A post on the current state of antimicrobial stewardship in the U.S. and Nebraska is now published.
11/20/2019: Nebraska DHHS Antibiotic Awareness Week Facebook live discussion (recorded video).
10/11/2019: A blog on the newly finalized Conditions for Participation (CoP) for hospitals and critical access hospitals from the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) as been posted.
Page last reviewed: December 8, 2020