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30 May 2019 North Chapter 5/30/2019 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM

Pharmacy Resident Research Forum Sessions 1, 2 & 3

St. Joseph’s University Medical Center

Paterson, NJ 07503

Registration: 5:15 PM

Please plan to attend.

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About the North Chapter

The North Chapter Membership includes members who either live or work in the counties of Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, and Sussex.

President: Dorothy McCoy
President-Elect:  Anshul Patel
Secretary: Gabrielle Procopio
Treasurer: Frank McCabe

North Chapter News

Improving the Safety of Compounded Sterile Preparations: USP <800> Compliance in Hospital Practice

NJSHP North Chapter Meeting - 02/25/19

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Mr. Diorio presented on USP <800> and compliance in hospital practice for preparing compounded sterile preparations.  He reviewed the components and strategies to protect all compounding and administration personnel in handling hazardous drugs, the characteristics of a fully compliant hazardous drug compounding location, the process for conducting a comprehensive risk assessment for handling and storage of hazardous drugs, and the critical characteristics of the cleaning process, training program, personal protective equipment, and hazardous drug storage plan.