As a healthcare professional, you are responsible for ensuring the quality of compounded sterile preparations. The safety of your patients begins by ensuring that you understand the practice requirements set forth in USP Chapter . Compounding Sterile Preparations: ASHP's Video Guide to Chapter provides a concise video overview of the essential components, procedures, and standards of the revised and updated Chapter . An essential component of competency assessment and training program, the Companion Guide and Assessment Record contains: In-depth review material to highlight and reinforce the video presentation. Exercises to enhance understanding of key concepts. Summary checklists. Assessment questions. An individual assessment record to document completion of the program. To maximize the value of the video all program participants should have a copy of this guide. The Companion Guide and Assessment Record is available at quantity discounts. Complete the training and assessment of your compounding staff with the help of these ASHP videos. For pharmacy technicians or technicians in training with no prior experience in compounding: Getting Started in Non-Sterile Compounding: Video Training Program Getting Started in Aseptic Compounding: Video Training Program For skills development of compounding personnel with some experience: Basics of Aseptic Compounding Technique: Video Training Program For advanced training in hazardous drug preparation: Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs: Video Training Program Visit www.ashp.org/bookstore for more information about these videos in DVD and on-line formats.
Empower your staff to improve safety, quality and compliance with the help of new guidelines and standards. We’ve updated every chapter of this popular review of the fundamentals of preparing sterile products in hospital, home-care, and community pharmacy settings to reflect the most recent revisions to USP . Included are the latest guidelines for the compounding process, quality assurance methods, and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the dispensing process. Comprehensive documentation for the guidelines is included in the appendices.Chapters new to this edition focus on: Gap analysis and action plans Safe use of automatic compounding devices Cleaning and disinfecting Radiopharmaceuticals as CSPs Allergen extracts as CSPs.
As a healthcare professional, you are responsible for ensuring the quality of compounded sterile preparations. The safety of your patients begins by ensuring that you understand the practice requirements set forth in USP Chapter . This workbook is a companion guide to Compounding Sterile Preparations: ASHP's Video Guide to Chapter provides a concise video overview of the essential components, procedures, and standards of the revised and updated Chapter.
Concepts in Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique examines the current standards and best practices for sterile compounding, along with the fundamentals of aseptic technique, in a manner accessible to pharmacy and pharmacy technician students and professionals. Beginning with a review of foundational calculations and microbiological considerations, this resource reviews compatibility, stability, engineering controls, and quality assurance and control, with pertinent information from USP Chapter incorporated throughout. With engaging case studies, tips, alerts, and accompanying video tutorials, this text facilitates student learning through a robust companion website for students as well as helpful instructor resources. Video Tutorial Topics and Procedures: HLFW Cleaning, Hand Washing, Garbing, Sterile Glove, Attaching Needle to Syringe, Accessing a Vial, Equal Pressure (Milking), Equal Pressure (Reverse Milking), Removal of Air Bubbles, Ampule Breaking, Using a Filter Needle, Using a Filter Straw, Reconstituting a Vial, Uncapping and Recapping a Needle, Capping a Syringe, Priming Infusion Set, Positive Pressure, Negative Pressure, Workflow, Incompatibility, Fingertip Testing Instructor Resources: Instructor's Manual including Lab Activities and Supply List, Answer Key for Review Questions and Case Studies, PowerPoint Presentations with 375 slides, Test Bank with 189 Multiple Choice, Fill-in-the-Blank, and Short Answer questions. Student Resources: Navigate Companion Website, including: Videos, Quizzes, Interactive Glossary, Interactive Flashcards, Crossword Puzzles, Matching Exercises, Web Links Each new text includes an online access code to the Navigate Companion Website. Electronic and eBook formats may not include access to the Navigate Companion Website. Access may also be purchased separately.
Fundamentals of Sterile Products Preparation for Pharmacy Technicians
Sterile Product Preparation: Theory and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians is the first Canadian edition for Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Techniques courses part of Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Assistant programs at Canadian colleges and career colleges. Based on Canadian practice, this text provides theory and practice with examples and exercises including the NAPRA competencies for pharmacy technicians. KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Sterile Products; Standards Guidelines for Preparing Sterile Products; Contamination Control-Facilities and Engineering Control Systems; Aseptic Compounding of Sterile Parenteral Preparation; Parenteral Drug Administration; Parenteral Nutrition; Preparation and Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs; Compounding Specialty Parenteral Products; Quality Assurance MARKET: This book is for Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Techniques courses part of Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Assistant programs at Canadian colleges and career colleges.
The Chapter Answer Book provides expert guidance and a balance of both formal requirements of the USP chapter and practical advice in complying with the chapter. The Chapter Answer Book will follow a sterile product from receipt to preparation in a healthcare facility, addressing core elements of the USP chapter. The Q&A approach provides a comprehensive overview and explanation of the requirements of USP Chapter and specific guidance for nonsterile compounding. Highlights of The Chapter Answer Book include: Outlines quality-of-practice standards for sterile compounding issued by USP Describes the guidelines, procedures and compliance requirements for compounding sterile preparations Discusses work practices to meet requirements and best practices Defines personnel training and core competencies, including suggested approaches for documenting competency Includes requirements for a sterile compounding suite, segregated compounding areas, and areas used for compounding radiopharmaceuticals and allergen extracts Describes the approach to assigning beyond-use dates The Answer Book addresses the seven major areas proposed for revision, with the goals of clarifying common questions, addressing special situations, streamlining the nature of the information included in the chapter, and improving wording clarity . The book will provide expert guidance and practical advice to pharmacists, technicians and other health professionals involved in the sterile compounding of drugs. Author Patricia Kienle is a known authority on sterile compounding. She currently serves as a member of the USP Compounding Expert Committee and was Chair of the subcommittee and Expert Panel that developed USP as a guide for practical advice and explanation to help ensure compliance with the requirements of USP .
Student Resources DVD included with each textbook contains video demonstrations of the nine procedural labs of unit 2 (chapters 6-14). The author introduces and narrates each video and performs each lab procedure. These videos are intended to supplement your learning process, and the author recommends your viewing them several times as you practice and perfect your aseptic technique.
Mosby s Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Technicians E Book
Gain a complete introduction to institutional pharmacy practice and efficiently prepare for the new sterile compounding certification exam! Comprehensively covering sterile products, aseptic technique, and the workings of the sterile compounding facility, Mosby’s Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Technicians: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition, focuses on safe and accurate practice. This edition has expanded and updated coverage to address preparation, processing, medications, technique, and documentation, with review, analysis, and application of , , and and additional content on waste management, workflow, safety and compliance, billing and reimbursement, and emergency management. Illustrations abound, and content is brought to life with an updated art program, step-by-step procedures, and technician notes and alerts. Certification review questions are included with each chapter, and online student and instructor resources round out the offering. Competency forms, lab activities, and sample compounding orders allow you to perform basic, hands-on aseptic manipulations in the lab. Mini-case scenarios promote critical thinking and application. Tech Notes, Tech Alerts, and Did You Know? boxes offer key information on-the-job success. Content modeled after ASHP curriculum for technician training. Chapter quizzes and an online sample exam offer student practice and exam preparation. Instructor support materials online, including lesson plans, PowerPoint slides, a test bank, student handouts, answer keys, an image collection, and chapter pretests. NEW! Expanded and updated content on all aspects of preparation, processing, medications, techniques, and documentation plus new content on the sterile environment; , , and ; hazardous materials and waste management; workflow, quality control; safety and compliance; billing and reimbursement; and emergency and disaster planning. NEW! Procedure boxes with step-by-step instructions, technique photos, and rationales. NEW and EXPANDED! Updated art program focuses on the sterile environment, equipment and supplies, and skills. NEW! Chapter quiz questions and a sample exam prepare students for classroom exams or the new certification credentialing exam.