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Tag: #AntimicrobialStewardship

Updated Antibiotic Guidance for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections and Diabetes-Related Foot Infections

This post was researched and written by Dr. Jonathan Ryder, Assistant Professor and previous UNMC ID Fellow. Dr. Ryder is also Associate Director of the UNMC Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist. Here, Dr. Ryder shares key changes the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program has recently made in guidance on the treatment of SSTIs.

May 15, 2024

Summary of 8 Antibiotic Myths for Infectious Disease Clinicians (Part 2)

Antibiotic usage frequently has rapidly changing recommendations. This summary reviews myths 5-8 of the top 8 antibiotic myths facing clinicians.

Nov 24, 2023

Summary of 8 Antibiotic Myths for Infectious Disease Clinicians (Part 1)

Antibiotic usage frequently has rapidly changing recommendations. This summary reviews the first 4 of the top 8 antibiotic myths facing clinicians. Check back to the next post for the remaining antibiotic-prescribing myths!

Nov 22, 2023

Penicillin Allergy Risk Low? Challenge with PO!

This post is part of a shared series for U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week between the Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program (ASAP), the Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program (ICAP), and the University of Nebraska Medical Center Division for Infectious Diseases. Check out the other posts on the ASAP webpage and social media accounts.

Nov 21, 2023

Meeting Recap: 2023 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit (Part 2)

The 2023 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit was held on Friday, June 2, 2023 at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in La Vista, NE. Read on for a recap of what was discussed!

Jul 19, 2023

Meeting Recap: 2023 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit (Part 1)

The 2023 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit was held on Friday, June 2, 2023 at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in La Vista, NE. Read on for a recap of what was discussed!

Jul 17, 2023

In Case You Missed It: Nebraska ASAP to Host Upcoming Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit

In case you missed it, there is still time to register online for the 2023 Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit. Registration closes Tuesday, May 23rd. Read below for information regarding this great opportunity!

May 19, 2023

Nebraska ASAP to Host Upcoming Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit

The Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program (ASAP) will be hosting its annual Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit in person on Friday, June 2, 2023, at the Embassy Suites LaVista Hotel and Conference Center. Read on for more information and to register!

May 1, 2023

Sepsis: the case for automatic antibiotic de-escalation

UNMC ID’s Dr. Erica Stohs explores the question, ‘how do we balance antibiotic stewardship with ensuring a serious case of sepsis doesn’t go untreated?’. Read on to learn about a new strategy for antibiotic de-escalation in potential sepsis patients.

Mar 22, 2023

Joint Commission and CMS Conditions of Participation Updates for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals

This post is part of a series on Antibiotic Awareness Week 2022.  For more information, check out the full post on the Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program (ASAP) blog. Knowing and implementing TJC and CMS requirements for ASPs is essential for a successful program. Furthermore, TJC recommendations are something to take note of […]

Nov 24, 2022