Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs Workbook (Paperback)

By Luci Powers, Luci Power (Editor), James Jorgenson (Editor)

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 9781585281398, 130pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 2006

List Price: 63.00*
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Minimize risk no matter what the practice setting with this newly updated training program. This interactive program is designed to reduce risk by demonstrating recommended procedures for hazardous drug preparation, administration, spill cleanup, and hazardous waste management. Take advantage of this popular training tool and stay fully compliant with ASHP and NIOSH guidelines, as well as USP . This on-the-job training program is developed for pharmacy personnel and other staff working with hazardous drugs. The nine sections of this program explain the correct methods for working within engineering controls to maintain safety, the use of personal protective equipment to reduce exposure, and aseptic technique to ensure proper and safe compounding of preparations. Other areas covered include: storage and transport, risk assessment, and decontamination. Health care personnel will reduce risk by following how-to demonstrations of aseptic technique and safe handling practice.