Cleanroom Training and Evaluation

As cleanroom experts, we also provide on-site clean room training.

This is the table of contents for our, joint commission evaluated, clean room training manual.

 

This on-site training can be implemented in several ways.

Exposure to Hazardous Materials during Shipping and Receiving

 

Whether isolator or clean room based working areas, if were talking about both sterile and hazardous sterile preparations we recognize the first source of contamination and exposure risk.

The first known, is actually outside of the clean room and is the pre-cleaning station.

Cleanrooms and Space Constraints

 

In the cleanroom world, the space that you are willing to allocate to your clean operations is what you will have for the next couple of years.

Submit your Last Comments to USP 797 Revisions

 

Next Friday, November 30th, The USP 797 closes for public commenting. There is still plenty of time for more comments to be made. All comments should be submitted via the <797> web page, no later than November 30, 2018.

Complications Related to TPN and How to Prevent Them

 

There are many complications related to the administration of TPN. Total parenteral nutrition (TPN), also known as parenteral nutrition (PN) is a form of nutritional support given completely via the bloodstream, intravenously with an IV pump.

Mandatory Steps for Effective Cleanroom Design

 

Many manufacturing processes need the very stringent environmental conditions that can only be provided by a cleanroom.

VA Publishes their Pharmacy Design Guide

Earlier this year, The Veteran Administration decided to step into the game of assuring pharmacy compliance with the upcoming USP 797 and USP 800 revisions. From the study that we published this summer, we can clearly see that over a third of the facilities are not meeting much needed requirements. A huge portion of these facilities are governed by the Veteran Administration.

Don’t Stop Production for Cleanroom Renovation

 

Sterility Assurance of Hospital Pharmacy Compounded products

Compounding medications is essential to patient care. All types of medications can be compounded (i.e., prepared from component ingredients) if needed, including capsules or tablets, products like creams and gels that are used on the skin, and medications that are injected into the skin, muscle or vein using a syringe or infusion.

USP 800 Checklist: Priority Areas to Address

To prepare for USP Chapter <800>, pharmacies must ensure that they are meeting the right compounding compliance standards.

 

Identify High-Risk Compounding Practices and Develop Strategies to Reduce Risks, pharmacy staff should develop strategies to reduce risk of compounding sterile products (CSPs) in the practice setting.