Compounding Sterile Preparations: Ashp's Video Guide to Chapter Workbook, Part 797

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American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
ASHP, Jan 7, 2009 - Medical - 106 pages
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 for more information about these videos in DVD and on-line formats.

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Overview of This Program and Chapter 797
Responsibilities of Compounding Personnel
Principles of Asepsis and Laminar Air Flow
Facilities Critical Sites and Primary Engineering Controls
Facilities Sterile Compounding Areas
Hand Hygiene and Garb
Compounding Basics
Cleaning and Disinfecting the Work Areas
Single and MultipleDose Containers
Final Checks
Storage and Delivery
Competency and Personnel Monitoring
Environmental Monitoring
Patient or Caregiver Training and Monitoring of Adverse Events
Quality Assurance Plan

Pharmacy Compounding Devices
Risk Levels
ImmediateUse CSPs
BeyondUse Dates

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About the author (2009)

Patricia Kienle is the Director of Accreditation and Medication Safety for Cardinal Health Pharmacy Solutions. She received her pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, and a Masters in Public Administration from Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She completed an Executive Fellowship in Patient Safety from Virginia Commonwealth University and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and as President of the Pennsylvania Society of Hospital Pharmacists. She is a Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, named Pharmacist of the Year by the PSHP, and the recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award in Hospital and Institutional Practice from the American Pharmaceutical Association Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management. She has served on the Pharmacotherapy Specialty Council of the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties, as the pharmacist member of the Hospital Professional and Technical Advisory Committee of the Joint Commission and on the Board of Governors of the National Patient Safety Foundation. She is a frequent presenter to professional groups, with special interests in promoting medication safety, accreditation and regulatory issues in pharmacy and providing pharmacy services in integrated health systems.

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