Locally in Nebraska, Governor Ricketts signed a proclamationdeclaring November 12-18, 2018 Antibiotic Awareness Week in observance of this week-long national activity.
Other upcoming events include:
The Nebraska DHHS Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) team along with Nebraska ASAP and other local healthcare organizations will be hosting an informational table in the Westroad Mall to educate the public about antibiotic stewardship on November 14 from 10 AM to 6 PM CT.
The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (QIN) will be posting a podcast featuring Dr. Maureen Tierney, Nebraska DHHS HAI Program Manager, and Dr. M. Salman Ashraf, Co-Medical Director for Nebraska ASAP
The Great Plains QIN will post a video on Facebook featuring Dr. Ashraf discussing topics such as antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial stewardship
We hope you will actively participate in this week-long observance and disseminate the message of appropriate antimicrobial use for best care of patients.