USP <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings will be enforceable on July 1, 2018. To help compounding pharmacy personnel get started towards compliance, the musts' in each section of the chapter will be separated from the 'shoulds' differentiating what is required versus what is recommended should help pharmacy personnel prioritize and plan for necessary changes.
1. Explain how hazardous drugs are defined by USP <800>
2. Describe required engineering controls and facility design.
3. Identify requirements for policies and procedures.
4. List mandatory components of staff training.
This is a knowledge-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians.
The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACA has accredited this program for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and technicians. ACPE UAN: 0201-0000-16-078-L04-P and 0201-0000-16-078-L04-T.
Presenters:Brenda Jensen & Jim Hack
If you are interested in earning credit for this program, please note that you will be asked to enter your NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth during the credit selection step of the registration process. If you have not yet registered your NABP e-Profile ID, please visit www.nabp.net.
Brenda Jensen and Jim Hack consult with over 200 compounding pharmacies in 45 states on compliance with USP, state and federal laws, PCAB accreditation, and NABP VPP or UCAP credentialing.
How To Attend
Join the live program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer for the web portion and telephone for the audio portion. You may ask questions, participate in surveys, and post comments from your computer during the program. You may also invite colleagues to watch the program from a shared computer or projection screen and speakerphone. Please note that credit (if available) is only provided to registered attendees participating at their own computer and phone. Simple instructions with a link to the program will be sent when you register.