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Hazardous Drug Handling and Workplace Safety: Countdown to Implementation of USP <800> Practical Compliance Strategies

USP General Chapter <800> becomes official on December 1, 2019. Pharmacists and technicians need to prepare appropriately for implementation of these important standards for hazardous drug handling. This one-hour program covers the background that lead to creation of the chapter and offers key take-aways for an effective compliance plan.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists and Technicians:
1) Describe the genesis of USP <800> Be able to describe its scope and the overlapping regulatory authorities who could enforce its standards.
2) Identify the key employee safety issues surrounding the handling of Hazardous Drugs (HDs) in Pharmacies.
3) Discuss the current regulatory environment with focus on the most common citations confronting compounders who handle HDs.
4) Be able to list ten (10) tangible take-aways for pharmacy owners (compounding supervisors) to add to their USP <800> compliance plan.

ACPE logo The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACA has accredited this program for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and technicians: ACPE UAN#: 0201-9999-19-063-L07-P and 0201-9999-19-063-L07-T.

If you are interested in earning credit for this program, please note that you will be asked to enter your NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth during the credit selection step of the registration process. If you have not yet registered your NABP e-Profile ID, please visit

Lou Diorio, RPh, FAPhA
Principal - LDT Health Solutions, Inc.
Lou Diorio, RPh is a principal of LDT Health Solutions, Inc. (LDT) a medication safety and quality management consulting company serving clients nationwide. Lou is a graduate of Long Island University’s Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Adjunct...More
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Join the live program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer with high speed internet. You may ask questions, participate in surveys, and post comments from your computer during the program. Please note that credit (if available) is only provided to registered attendees participating at their own computer and phone. Simple instructions with a link to the program will be sent when you register and again the day before the webinar.

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). Registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant attending the live program at their own computer and phone.

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