Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTDs) are used to protect healthcare workers, in various settings, from hazardous substances. There are many risks associated with exposure to these harmful substances. There are a few different CSTD products available on the market. Testing has been done to validate the efficacy of these products.
Define what a Closed System Transfer Device is and what it is used for.
Describe all of the points of contact at which a healthcare worker may be exposed to a hazardous substance.
Discuss the risks associated with compounding hazardous substances.