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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. Sign-up for free email alerts.
5/21/2019: Two new patient educational pamphlets designed to be given to patients in ambulatory clinics have now been posted in the Ambulatory Care section of the website (Antibiotic Aren’t Always the Answer and You Have Been Diagnosed with an Acute Respiratory Tract Infection)
5/14/2019: A new guidance document (Algorithm for Management of Suspected Urinary Tract Infections in Long-Term Care Residents) and two new tools (SBAR for Suspected UTI with Treatment Recommendations and Adverse Drug Reaction Worksheet) are now available.
1/14/2019: One new tool (SBAR for skin/soft-tissue infections) and three new guidance documents (How to use an SBAR for Antimicrobial Stewardship, Implementing SBAR for Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Justifying Inpatient Stay after IV to PO Switch) are now available.
11/15/2018: In observance of the 2018 Antibiotic Awareness Week, a new blog written by Dr. Ashraf reflects on how Nebraska ASAP is making everyone antibiotic aware.
11/13/2018: Dr. Tierney (Nebraska DHHS HAI Coordinator) and Dr. Ashraf (Nebraska ASAP Co-Medical Director) kicked off Antibiotic Awareness Week with this video message for the general public and a podcast for healthcare professionals produced by the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network.
Page last reviewed: July 1, 2019