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.
Compounding Sterile Preparations Ashp s Video Guide to Chapter 797 Companion Guide and Assessment Record
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.
Preface This professional reference for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who compound sterile preparations also will serve well as a textbook for student pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. There is a robust list of references at the end of each chapter for those scholars who wish to dig deeper into this rich material. Since the current version of USP Chapter Pharmaceutical Compounding--Sterile Preparations became official in June 2008, much has happened in the world of sterile compounding. Perhaps the most significant event, as well as the most tragic, was the multistate outbreak of fu.