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Long-Term Care Facility Resources

Welcome to your resource page!

Here you can find resources organized into categories based on the infection control domains Nebraska ICAP uses during facility reviews.

  • Resources in each domain are alphabetized.
  • There is a glossary of acronyms at the bottom of this page if you are unsure of the source or type of resource.

If you have questions, feel free to reach out to us to be connected with an experienced Long-Term Care Infection Preventionist.  You can reach us at (402)552-2881 or nebraskaicap@nebraskamed.com.

Long-Term Care COVID-19 Resources

Resources and Tools from Nebraska ICAP for the LTC Setting

Guidance from DHHS and Other Regulatory Bodies for the LTC Setting

NE DHHS ALF Reporting Tools

Below are the documents you need to report to the state. Please return the contact form, so the DHHS team has your information if there’s ever a need to reach out to you, and your template with all the results, positives and negatives within 24 hours of testing to dhhs.epi@nebraska.gov.  Please contact  or dhhs.epi@nebraska.gov to obtain the password for the template.

Note: you only need to fill in the contact sheet once.

Monkeypox Resources

Vaccine Resources

General Long-Term Care Resources

Surveillance and Disease Reporting

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection

Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) for Construction

Resource Glossary:

  • AAMI: Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
  • APIC: Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
  • ASHRAE: American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
  • CAUTI: Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection
  • CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CDI: Clostridiodes dificille Infection
  • CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
  • FDA: Food and Drug Administration
  • HAI: Hospital Acquired Infection
  • HAN: Health Alert Network
  • HICPAC: Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
  • IAC: Immunization Action Coalition
  • MDRO: Multi Drug Resistant Organism
  • Ne ASAP: Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program
  • Ne DHHS: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Ne ICAP: Nebraska Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program
  • NETEC: National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center
  • NIOSH: National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
  • OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • PPE: Personal Protective Equipment
  • SHEA: Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • TJC: The Joint Commission
  • WHO: World Health Organization
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