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Myths 5-8 Continued from Wednesday

Myths 5-8 Continued from Wednesday Antibiotic usage frequently has rapidly changing recommendations.    This summary reviews myths 5-8 of the top…


Why Antimicrobial Stewardship Matters: A Summary of the 2019 CDC Report on Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the US

Source: CDC Antibiotic Threats in the United States, 2019. Available from: In 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and…


Guidance for the Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors

Proton pump inhibitors (PPI’s) are one of the most commonly used classes of drugs, due in part to their presumed…


CDC Updates Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs

In November 2019, CDC revised the Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs to provide an updated framework to assist…


The State of Antimicrobial Stewardship In the U.S. and Nebraska

Antimicrobial stewardship is the coordinated efforts to prescribe antimicrobial appropriately and consume antimicrobial responsibly in order to maximize clinical outcomes…


Educational Activities for US Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019

Next week (November 18-24, 2019) has been designated as the U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week.  In recognition of this week-long observance…


Governor Pete Ricketts Proclaims November 18-24 Antibiotic Awareness Week in Nebraska

Front row, left to right: Dr. Tom Safranek (State Epidemiologist, NE DHHS), Dr. Janine Fromm (Executive Medical Director, NE DHHS),…


Are You Antibiotic Aware? The U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is November 18-24, 2019

The US Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) is set to take place during the week of November 18 to 24 this…


CMS Finalized New Conditions of Participation for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals

On September 30th, 2019, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services finalized a new set of Conditions of Participation for…


Five New Tools for the Month of May

A number of new tools have been posted during the month of May.  A brief description of each tool is…


How Nebraska ASAP Is Making Everyone Antibiotic Aware

Written by Dr. M. Salman Ashraf, Nebraska ASAP Co-Medical Director Antibiotic Resistance is one of the most urgent threats to…


The U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week Kicks Off Today

          Today marks the start of the start of the U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week.  Below is…


U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is November 12-18, 2018

This year the U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) will run between November 12 to 18.  Organized by the CDC, this…

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