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Gathering Momentum towards Safer Work Environments: The Role of the Nurse and Pharmacist in Improving the Practice of Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs - A CE Program for Nurses, Pharmacists, and Pharmacy Technicians
Faculty Presenter
Martha Polovich, PhD, RN, AOCN
Assistant Professor and PhD Program Coordinator  
Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia
Activity Overview
Healthcare workers, such as nurses and pharmacists, play a significant role in the handling, preparation, and administration of various hazardous drugs (HDs) on a daily basis. As a result, it is crucial for them to be educated on current recommendations for safe handling of HDs and how to minimize risks of exposure. This webinar will highlight the state legislation regarding this issue, review updates for best practices to implement optimal safe handling, and discuss changes that arise with USP<800>.
Educational Objectives
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Examine the state legislation in regards to handling of hazardous drugs (HD)  
  • Explain what nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians must be aware of regarding the latest policies and recommendations about the safe handling of HDs 
  • Identify the changes that need to take place with USP<800> 
This activity is jointly provided by Dannemiller and Pharmacy Times Continuing Education and is supported by an educational grant from BD.
Dannemiller is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 4229. This activity has been approved for 1.0 contact hours. CBRN credit is not accepted by the Michigan and Utah State licensing boards.
Target Audience: Nurses, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians
Type of Activity: Application
Length of Webinar: 1-hour
Release Date: April 28, 2016
Expiration Date: April 28, 2018
This activity is offered to pharmacists free of charge at www.pharmacytimes.org.
How to Obtain Credit
To receive a statement of credit, all participants must view the webinar in its entirety and complete the online pre-test, post-test and activity evaluation form. After successful completion of the online tests and activity evaluation form, participants may immediately print their statement of credit.
Important: If you participated in the live webinar held on April 20, 2016 at 12:00pm EST or April 20, 2016 at 8:00pm EST, you cannot request credit for this pre-recorded webinar.  

Martha Polovich, PhD, RN, AOCN, has disclosed the following financial relationship with commercial interests.
  • Speaker’s Bureau: Honoraria and travel expenses from BD, UK
The following contributors have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education
Planning Staff—Dave Heckard, Dipti Desai, PharmD, RPh, Nicole Grassano, Tara DeLorenzo and Nathalie Harden.
Jennifer Hodge, Project Manager

Anonymous peer reviewers have been used as part of content validation and conflict resolution. The peer reviewers have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Educational Disclaimer
Continuing professional education (CPE) activities are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of professional advice or referral. Discussions concerning drugs, dosages, and procedures may reflect the clinical experience of the author(s) or they may be derived from the professional literature or other sources and may suggest uses that are investigational in nature and not approved labeling or indications. Participants are encouraged to refer to primary references or full prescribing information resources.
System Requirements
PC-based participants
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000
Macintosh®-based participants
Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer
For questions about this Internet CPE activity, please contact: ceinfo@pharmacytimes.com 
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