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Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique: Concepts, Training, and Assessment for Pharmacy Technicians

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Print Edition
Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique: Concepts Training and Assessment for Pharmacy Technicians - Text with Student Resources DVD
ISBN: 978-0-76384-083-9
eBook Edition
Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique - multiplatform eBook with 180-day online access and Student Resources DVD (code via mail)
ISBN: 978-0-76385-990-9

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Pages: 600 | Copyright: 2012

Author(s): Lisa McCartney, BAAS, CPhT, PhTR



This comprehensive program combines the concepts foundation of a textbook with the skills practice of a training manual. It includes clear, step-by-step instructions and brief demonstration videos to help reinforce students' understanding of concepts and procedures.

  • Offers calculations and critical-thinking exercises grounded in real-world applications.
  • Emphasizes patient safety regulations during sterile preparation.
  • Adheres to current USP 797 practice standards for the preparation of sterile compounds.
  • Aligns with ASHP curriculum for accredited pharmacy technician programs.
  • Packaged with DVD offering videos of lab procedures.
Table of Contents

Unit 1. Exploring the Basics of Sterile Compounding
1. Sterile Compounding as a Pharmacy Technician
2. The Sterile Compounding Environment
3. Sterile Compounding Supplies
4. Medication Orders and Labeling
5. Calculations for Sterile Compounding
Unit 2. Compounding Sterile Preparations
6. Aseptic Garbing, Hand Washing, and Gloving
7. Cleaning the Horizontal Laminar Airflow Hood
8. Large-Volume Parenteral Preparations
9. Small-Volume Parenteral Preparations
10. Ampule-Based Preparations
11. Narcotic Preparations
12. Pediatric Preparations
13. Total Parenteral Nutrition
14. Chemotherapy Products and Procedures