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.
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: September 30, 2020