Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: USP 800 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/usp-800/condition-rss USP 800 en-us Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:37:06 UTC Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:37:06 UTC FDA Provides Guidance for Compounders http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/usp-800/fda-provides-guidance-for-compounders-- The Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) provides a framework for working with outsourcing facilities to meet federal regulatory standards. 10:10 AM, Mon October 2, 2017 Closed-System Transfer Devices: Important Considerations for Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/health-system-edition/2017/September2017/closedsystem-transfer-devices-important-considerations-for-pharmacists Closed-system transfer devices (CSTDs) mechanically prohibit the transfer of environmental contaminants into a system and the escape of hazardous drugs or vapor concentrations outside the system. 8:00 AM, Thu September 28, 2017 Quality-of-practice Standards for Handling Hazardous Drugs: What You Should Know http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/usp-800/qualityofpractice-standards-for-handling-hazardous-drugs-what-you-should-know The chapter, effective July 1, 2018, includes the entire drug handling process, from receipt to the proper disposal of both sterile and nonsterile products: 2:33 PM, Sun September 24, 2017 USP 800: A Primer for Community Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/August2017/usp-800-a-primer-for-community-pharmacists In the evolving world of pharmacy practice, many are asking what is included in the key provisions of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) 800 when it comes to transport, storage, preparation, and compounding. 2:30 PM, Fri August 25, 2017 FDA Inspection: How to Respond http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/usp-800/fda-inspection-how-to-respond- Beginning in the first half of the 20<sup>th</sup> century, particularly with the advent of the Food and Drug Administration and the Drug Enforcement Administration, the federal government began to take an increasing role in regulating pharmacies. 10:48 AM, Mon July 3, 2017 What Role do CSTDs Play in the USP800 Regulations? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/usp-800/what-role-do-cstds-play-in-the-usp800-regulations Ned Milenkovich talks about the roles CSTDs play in USP800 to minimize direct contact with the drug. 1:36 PM, Sat July 1, 2017 Bi-directional Integration Tool Helps Hospitals Comply with Regulatory Requirements http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/usp-800/bidirectional-integration-tool-helps-hospitals-comply-with-regulatory-requirements 12:12 PM, Sun June 25, 2017 ASHP's Chapter <800> Answer Book Prepares Pharmacies for New Safety Requirements http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/usp-800/ashps-chapter-800-answer-book-prepares-pharmacies-for-new-safety-requirements 4:13 PM, Mon June 19, 2017 How Do Regulations Contained Within USP800 Better Protect Nurses and Pharmacists? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/usp-800/how-do-the-regulations-contained-within-usp800-better-protect-nurses-and-pharmacists Ned Milenkovich discusses how health care professionals benefit by the regulations within USP800. 11:25 AM, Mon June 19, 2017 Please Discuss Clean Rooms with Respect to USP800 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/usp-800/please-discuss-clean-rooms-with-respect-to-usp800 Clean rooms at the right conditions are necessary to ensure the quality and safety of the drug. Ned Milenkovich discusses how standards within the USP800 helps do this. 11:19 AM, Mon June 19, 2017 Top 8 Trends in Healthcare and Technology http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/alex-barker-pharmd/2017/02/top-8-trends-in-healthcare-and-technology Exponential technology, which refers to technology that is doubling in power and speed each year despite a continuous drop in price. 11:19 PM, Wed February 1, 2017 Little Known Laws and Regulations the Community Pharmacist Should Know http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/alex-evans-pharmd-cgp/2016/12/little-known-laws-and-regulations-the-community-pharmacist-should-know- Often-missed requirements for the community pharmacy manager 8:49 PM, Thu December 15, 2016 Changes in the Technician Profession http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/September2016/Changes-in-the-Technician-Profession The pharmacy technician profession is continuously evolving, with increases in medication safety standards bringing about changes in technician requirements. 5:26 AM, Wed September 21, 2016 USP <800>: Key Changes and Additions to USP <797> http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/health-system-edition/2016/July2016/usp-800-key-changes-and-additions-to-usp-797 Hazardous drug contamination is an issue of vital importance for specialty pharmacists. 12:16 AM, Wed July 27, 2016 What Pharmacists Need to Know Ahead of USP <800> http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/What-Pharmacists-Need-to-Know-Ahead-of-USP-800 Although the proposed USP General Chapter <800> is not anticipated to take effect for at least the next 2 years, an expert panel described how pharmacists can start preparing for the new standards in handling hazardous drugs. 11:46 PM, Wed December 10, 2014