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RECORDING: Hazardous Drug Handling & Workplace Safety: Countdown to Implementation of USP <800
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11/26/2019 to 12/31/2019
When: November 26, 2019
12:00 PM
Where: Recorded Webinar
United States
Contact: Barb Trimarchi

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USP 800 is not just for compounders

Hazardous Drug Handling & Workplace Safety: Countdown to Implementation of USP <800> 

Intended Audience:  Staff pharmacists and pharmacy owners  
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. 

FEE: $25.00 for PSSNY Members    /    $50.00 for Non-Members 



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