11 - USP 800 and Hazardous Drugs - Answers to Some Perplexing Problems
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Colorado B-D
Several topics concerning USP 800 and hazardous drugs continue to generate controversy and confusion. Personal protective equipment (PPE), cleaning / decontamination / disinfection, and training and competency assessment are three such topics that will be reviewed and discussed.
Describe where and when to don and discard various articles of personal protective equipment (PPE) used in the sterile compounding and handling of hazardous drugs.
Explain how to design and implement an effective cleaning / decontamination / disinfection program for facilities used to compound sterile hazardous drugs.
List critical elements in an effective training and competency program concerning the handling and compounding of sterile hazardous drugs.