Recorded Sterile Compounding: 2022 Update for USP 797 and Beyond
Appropriate sterile compounding is an essential skill for pharmacists involved in the provision of sterile products. The U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) has established standards for preparing sterile products, but these standards undergo periodic revisions and updates. This program will provide an update on the current status of USP guidance for sterile compounding.
This program has been approved by the ALBOP for continuing education didactic renewal requirements for pharmacists certified in sterile compounding. To fully comply with the ALBOP sterile compounding renewal requirements for both didactic and practical components, participants must complete their practical component outside of this program offering. Results from fingertip/ media fill tests will fulfill the practical component requirement.
This knowledge-based course is intended for Pharmacists.
1. Describe the role of USP in sterile product preparation standards.
2. Compare the current USP General Chapter <797> standards with the proposed revisions from 2021.
3. Explain the standards in the USP General Chapter <800>.
4. Examine the potential impact of these revisions on compliance with sterile compounding standards.
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Amber M. Hutchison, Pharm.D., BCPS is an Associate Clinical Professor at Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy on the Auburn campus. Dr. Hutchison received her Pharm.D. from Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy in 2007. In 2008, she completed her PGY-1 residency at Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach, Florida, and continued to practice at IRMC as a clinical pharmacist until she joined the faculty at Auburn in 2011.
Dr. Hutchison is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and is a Board Certified Geriatric Specialist. She is the consultant pharmacist for the Skilled Nursing Facility at East Alabama Medical Center. She provides medication regimen reviews and participates in a multi-disciplinary team to provide care to patients admitted for rehabilitation services. This service is also an internal medicine learning site for introductory pharmacy practice experiences, advanced pharmacy practice experiences, and PGY-1 residents.
Within the School, Dr. Hutchison teaches in Integrated Learning Experiences in the first, second, and third professional year. Additionally, she coordinates the skills laboratory experiences for the third professional year. She is also a part of the team integrating sterile compounding education throughout the curriculum.
Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The Universal Activity Number for this knowledge-based program is 0001-0000-22-070-H07-P and is intended for pharmacists. The initial release date for this recorded program is 10/10/2022 and the intended expiration date is 10/10/2026.
- 2.00 ACPE PharmacyAuburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
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