Policy Number

7.15

IWK - 7.15 Aseptic Technique for Compounding Hazardous Sterile Products in Pharmacy

Description

Compounded hazardous sterile products will be prepared by pharmacy staff who are educated, trained and competent in using aseptic techniques including, but not limited to, handling needles and syringes, accurate calibration and measurement, safe handling techniques for handling hazardous drugs, and maintenance of sterility. Staff must be familiar with the principles of infection control.

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