Back to Compounding Sterile Preparations: ASHP's Video Guide to Chapter <797> DVD & Workbook Package
As a healthcare professional, you are responsible for ensuring the quality of compounded sterile preparations. The safety of your patients begins by ensuring your entire staff understands the practice requirements set forth in USP Chapter <797>. Compounding Sterile Preparations: ASHP’s Video Guide to Chapter <797> provides a concise overview of the essential components of the revised and updated Chapter <797>.
This innovative video program is an ideal competency assessment and training tool for everyone concerned with safety and quality issues related to sterile compounding. This fully updated version offers a complete 60 minute overview of the requirements and correct procedures as described in USP Chapter <797>, Compounding Sterile Preparations: ASHP’s Video Guide to Chapter <797> is invaluable for pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, nursing staff, risk management personnel and healthcare executives.
Compounding Sterile Preparations: ASHP’s Video Guide to Chapter <797> includes coverage of:
- Responsibilities of Compounding Personnel
- Principles of Asepsis & Laminar Air Flow
- Facilities - Critical Sites & Hoods
- Facilities - The Sterile Compounding Areas
- Hand Hygiene & Garb
- Cleaning the Work Area
- Compounding Basics
- Pharmacy Compounding Devices
- Risk Levels
- Beyond-Use Dates
- Immediate Use CSPs
- Single-Does & Multiple-Dose Containers
- Final Checks
- Storage & Delivery
- Competence & Personnel Monitoring
- Environmental Monitoring
- Patient or Caregiver Training & Monitoring of Adverse Events
- Quality Assurance Plans
Also included is the Companion Guide and Assessment Record, which contains valuable review material, exercises, assessment questions, important checklists and an assessment record to document completion of the program. All program participants should have copies.
Updated crosswalk between USP 797 and Joint Commission 2010 Standards and NPSGs. This original table can be found on page 4 of the Companion Guide. Please incorporate this new document into your training.