USP Chapter 800; Implications for Nursing Practice
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Red Rock 2-3
USP Chapter , while primarily a chapter that pharmacy focuses on from a practice standpoint, especially as it relates to sterile compounding, has implications for nursing and their practice as it relates to patient care. One must remember that USP Chapter applies to any drugs that are listed in Tables 1 and 2 of the 2016 NIOSH List of Hazardous Drugs.
Practicing nurses must be aware of the requirements of USP Chapter as it relates to handling, preparation, administration and disposal.
This session will review USP Chapter , the NIOSH List of Hazardous Drugs and what steps a nurse can take to protect both themselves and the patient.
Describe the minimum requirements of USP Chapter <800> as it applies to handling, compounding, administration and disposal
Describe the differences between the three tables and provide several examples of drugs that can be found on NIOSH’s List of Hazardous Drugs (2016)
Describe what a closed system transfer device is and how it protects an individua and/or patient from harm
List three steps a nurse can do to protect themselves when administering a hazardous drug