USP Chapter <800> - Part I: Deciphering Requirements

Description

One requirement in United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter <800> prohibits hazardous drugs to be stored or compounded in an area with positive pressure relative to surroundings. But many pharmacies question the purpose behind these requirement and whether it protects pharmacy staff. Two experts in the field break it all down and tell you what you need to know.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss the purpose of the United States Pharmacopeia Chapter <800>, to whom the chapter applies, and what setting it impacts.
  2. List the resources that can be used to identify hazardous drugs.
  3. Define the process for establishing an assessment of risk.
  4. Identify types of hazardous drug exposures and explain the responsibilities of staff handling hazardous drugs.

Technician Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss the purpose of the United States Pharmacopeia Chapter <800>, to whom the chapter applies, and what setting it impacts.
  2. List the resources that can be used to identify hazardous drugs.
  3. Define the process for establishing an assessment of risk.
  4. Identify types of hazardous drug exposures and explain the responsibilities of staff handling hazardous drugs.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Patricia
Patricia Kienle, RPh, MPA, FASHP
Director, Accreditation and Medication Safety
Cardinal Health
 
L.R.
L.R. Dillon, R.Ph., ASQ CMQ/OE, ASQ CQA, ASQ SSGB, ACHC/PCAB CAC
Pharmacy Consultant
L.R. Dillon Pharmacy Consulting
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Pathway: Pharmacy Technician
Track: Pharmacy Law and Regulations, Early New Practitioner, Advanced New Practitioner
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Sunday, March 24
Time: 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: 
Washington State Convention Center - Room 611-612
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-063-L07-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .2
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-19-063-L07-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .2
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based