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Webinar: Hazardous Drug Handling & Workplace Safety: Countdown to Implementation of USP <800>
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9/22/2019
When: Sunday, September 22, 2019
7:00 PM
Where: United States
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Hazmat and Workplace Safety:  Countdown to Implementation of USP 800

So, what is USP Chapter 800 and how does it affect the community pharmacy……whether or not you compound? Chapter 800 addresses several areas, not the least of which is the proper handling of medications that are considered hazardous.  You will learn about the scope of the Chapter, the regulatory authorities who could enforce its standards, and the 10 important take-aways to ensure compliance.  Whether you are an owner, a Supervising Pharmacist or an employee pharmacist, this activity is important for your practice. 

Presenter:  Louis S. Diorio, RPh, FAPhA, LDT Health Solutions Inc.

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the genesis of USP <800>, and the scope and overlapping regulatory authorities who could enforce its standards;
  • Identify the key employee safety issues surrounding the handling of Hazardous Drugs (HDs) in pharmacies;
  • List three priority areas to consider when engaging a pharmacy compliance vendor service;
  • Describe the current regulatory environment with focus on the most common citations confronting compounders who handle HDs;
  • List ten tangible take-aways for pharmacy owners to add to their USP <800> compliance plan.

Knowledge Based Activity / Initial Release Date: 9/22/2019 / 1 1/2 Contact Hours / 0170-0000-19-072-L03-P

The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

$15.00 for PSSNY Members

$30 for Non-Members

 

 

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