Sterile Compounding & IV Certification
Prerequisites: Department Approval is required. Call 281-669-4702 OR 281-998-6150 X 3597 for approval. The course is for Certified Pharmacy Technicians and Licensed Pharmacists.
A study of the process of compounding sterile preparations and aseptic technique within legal and regulatory guidelines specified by USP <797> standards. Students will learn to apply pharmaceutical and medical terminology and abbreviations used in processing medication orders and sterile product labels. Students will demonstrate procedures and techniques consistent with USP <797> standards. These will include the performance of dosage calculations required for sterile product preparation, including the safe handling and preparation of hazardous drugs.
Note: Materials Provided. The test fee for the certification exam is included in the cost of the course.
Note: Textbook is required in advance of the class start date. Textbook is available at the South campus only.
**Note: Class meets face-to-face 16 hours with 24 hours of self-study. Class meetings and time subject to change - please verity at time of registration
CRN 50197 - October Class Face-to-Face dates & times:
October 24, 2015: 8:30pm - 5:00pm; October 30, 2015: 12:00pm - 8:30pm