Welcome to the Nebraska ICAP website!

Use this website as a resource to further strengthen infection prevention and control programs at your facility. This site will be regularly updated with new tools and resources, so check back frequently.

Governor Pete Ricketts officially recognized Nov. 18-24 as Antibiotic Awareness Week in Nebraska when he signed a proclamation at the capitol on Monday, Nov. 14. Dr. Maureen Tierney, DHHS Healthcare Acquired Infections/Antibiotic Resistance Manager, spoke at the ceremony, highlighting the efforts of many different individuals and groups in Nebraska working to reduce these infections.

Visits to Nebraska healthcare facilities since 2015 have provided valuable data and information shared nationally by Nebraska ICAP and ASAP. Follow this link to view posters and presentations addressing healthcare gaps and needs discovered during our visits across the state.

Looking for resources to plan for Ebola and other special pathogens? We recommend visiting the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) Repository.

A no-cost course (with continuing education credits available) in INJECTION SAFETY can be found on the new, updated Nebraska One and Only Campaign web page. You and your staff can use this course to become a “Safe Injection Champion” and make your workplace safer for staff and patients. Other injection safety resources are available by clicking on the Practice Tools and Resources for IP picture links below. Nebraska residents who have successfully completed the course are eligible to receive a pin — use this to highlight your dedication to injection safety!  Email your request for the pin to Nebraska ICAP (, providing a mailing address for delivery.

The Environmental Cleaning in Healthcare Training videos are here – with translations and closed captioning in English, French, Arabic and Spanish! Click here to access them directly.

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Resources developed by Nebraska ICAP are intended for non-commercial educational and quality improvement purposes. Please acknowledge Nebraska ICAP when they are used.

Page last reviewed: November 13, 2019