Non-Sterile Compounding: USP and Best Practices

Description

Get the latest updates from the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), including the key requirements in implementing USP General Chapters  (Pharmaceutical Compounding–Nonsterile Preparations) and  (Pharmaceutical Compounding–Sterile Preparations) in your pharmacy as well as risk mitigation strategies in USP General Chapter  (Hazardous Drugs–Handling in Healthcare Settings).

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the role of key personnel and environmental requirements when compounding nonsterile preparations.
  2. Explain risk management strategies for handling hazardous drugs, including those in U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention General Chapter .
  3. List important elements on a certificate of analysis.
  4. Identify challenges pharmacies may encounter when compounding practices are surveyed by regulators and surveyors.

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the role of key personnel and environmental requirements when compounding nonsterile preparations.
  2. Explain risk management strategies for handling hazardous drugs, including those in U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention General Chapter <800>.
  3. List important elements on a certificate of analysis.
  4. Identify challenges pharmacy support staff may encounter when compounding practices are surveyed by regulators and surveyors.
     
 
 
 
Speakers:
Patricia
Patricia Kienle,
Director/Chief Pharmacist
Cardinal Health
 
Brenda
Brenda Jensen,
Compounding Consultatnts, LLC
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Pharmacy Management and Professional Leadership, Clinical Patient Care and Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Saturday, March 17
Time: 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Room: 
Music City Center - Room 101C-D
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-18-033-L01-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.2
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-18-033-L01-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.2
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based