Hazardous Drug Handling and Disposal in the Community Pharmacy 2023

Hazardous Drug Handling and Disposal in the Community Pharmacy 2023

In spite of longstanding guidelines in the handling of hazardous drugs (HD), healthcare worker exposure to HD persists. This course is designed to educate pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who work in the community pharmacy setting on proper hazardous drug (HD) handling and disposal. Join us to review relevant legislation and describe how to develop site specific HD lists as well as effective policies and procedures. Key considerations in the safe receiving, storage, dispensing, and disposal of HD, as well as appropriate response to exposure incidents will also be discussed.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:
1. List relevant guidelines and legislation in the handling and disposing of hazardous drugs (HD)
2. Identify HD in the community pharmacy setting and develop a site-specific list of HD
3. Discuss risks associated with exposure to HD
4. Describe best practices in the receiving, storage, dispensing, spill management, and disposal of HD in the community pharmacy setting
5. Describe best practices when responding to a potential staff exposure to HD in the community pharmacy setting

Alex Evans, PharmD, MBA
Pharmacy Compliance Specialists

Alex Evans reports has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Course fee includes course and course materials.
Course is non-refundable.
Release Date: January 1, 2023
Planned Expiration Date: December 31, 2023

THIS COURSE DOES NOT PROVIDE CPE CREDIT   

Additional information

Duration

1h 0m

Topic Designator

Compliance & Regulatory

ACPE

No

ACPE Topic
Role

Pharmacist

Media-Type

On-Demand

Release Date

1/1/23

CEUs

0

Rating

4

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