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What Does USP 797 & 800 Mean For You?

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Date Published

August 4, 2019


Texas Pharmacy Association


2019 TPA Conference, USP Standards


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USP has released new and revised standards to help ensure the quality of compounded sterile medicines with USP <797> and the handling of hazardous drugs with USP <800>. The updates, which take effect December 1, reflect new science and evidence based on updated guidance documents, best practices and new learnings. In this session Jeff will walk you through the development and revision process of USP <797> sterile compounding standards and the latest considerations related to beyond-use dates of sterile preparations. In addition, he will explain the purpose and scope of General Chapter <800> relating to hazardous drugs and handling in healthcare settings. You’ll learn which drugs are classified as hazardous drugs and the containment strategies that may be implemented.

At the completion of this activity, the pharmacists and technicians will be able to:
1. Explain the development and revision process of USP compounding standards.
2. Describe the status of revisions to <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations and identify the currently official chapter.
3. Describe the purpose and scope of General Chapter <800> Hazardous Drugs – Handling in Healthcare Settings.
4. Identify which drugs are classified as hazardous drugs and the containment strategies that may be implemented.

”ACPETexas Pharmacy Association (154) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Continuing education will be provided to participants who completed all course requirements. This lesson is an application-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing education credit (0.1 CEUs).

ACPE 0154-0000-19-027-H07-P
ACPE 0154-0000-19-027-H07-T

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Jeffrey S. Baird, Esq.
Board Certified, Health Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization - Brown & Fortunato, P.C.

Jeffrey S. Baird is the Chairman of the Health Care Group of Brown & Fortunato, where he is a shareholder. The Health... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

What Does USP 797 & 800 Mean For You? - Video
What Does USP 797 & 800 Mean For You? - Paper
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