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Volume 23   No. 1    January  2018    
Hazardous Drugs and USP 800 - Reducing Your Risk as a Healthcare Worker (Law Module)
Learning Objectives:
1. Define how a hazardous drug is classified.
2. Describe the responsibilities of personnel handling hazardous drugs, and why reducing the risk of exposure is important.
3. Explain how the USP 800 standards decrease exposure risk in both sterile and non-sterile hazardous drug compounding.
4. Outline strategies and steps to be taken when compiling a hazardous drug list.
5. List at least five (5) common non-antineoplastic hazardous drugs found on the most recent NIOSH list of hazardous drugs and their therapeutic classifications.


Linda T. Carboni, RPh, BCPS
Pharmacy Regulatory and Compliance Supervisor

Aryanah M. Carboni, CPhT
Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate

ACPE Universal Activity Number 0121-0000-18-001-H03-T
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Release date: January 1, 2018
Expiration date: December 31, 2020

This module will provide 2.5 contact hours (0.25 ceus) of law continuing pharmacy education credit for pharmacy technicians.
UAN: 0121-0000-18-001-H03-T       2.5 Contact Hours        Type of Activity: Knowledge-based       1/1/2018 - 12/31/2020