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Pharmacists, technicians and interns can all benefit from this certification program and stay current on sterile compounding and aseptic technique principles.
Pharmacy technicians use this course, which carries the approval of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to acquire additional skills in intravenous procedures and medications.
You'll become adept at compounding and dispensing IV medications under aseptic or sterile conditions.
Proper handling of sterile products and equipment including hazardous drugs and chemotherapy agents is also emphasized in the program.
IV Certification Classes The Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique (SCAT) course provides comprehensive instruction for the successful preparation of compounded sterile parenteral preparations, a major responsibility of the pharmacy personnel in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare. This important work requires mastery of aseptic technique, the procedures that ensure patient safety and consistent, pathogen-free products.
Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the Pharmacist will be able to:
Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the Pharmacy Technician will be able to:
Times and dates are determined by the instructor/program director.
Looking to earn more? A career as a pharmacy tech can start you on the path to a great career in health care.