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Sterile Compounding Aseptics Refresher Course

Sterile Compounding Aseptics Refresher Course

CriticalPoint, the industry leader in sterile compounding and custom E-learning programs has expanded its training efforts to include a live training program titled: Sterile Compounding Aseptic Refresher and Competency Verification.

Attendees will receive 13.5 hours of Continuing Education Hours (5 hours of home study and 8.5 hours live training).

Attendees interested in pursuing their QP503A™ Certification can package the Aseptics Class with the Sterile Compounding Boot Camp. Contact us for more information.

The course reviews basic and best work practices required for proper aseptic technique and includes Competency Verification portions such as: Hand Hygiene and Garbing Competency with one instance of the initial Glove Fingertip Sampling (GFS); Aseptic Technique Competency; preparation of Media Fill Units (MFUs), ongoing GFS and Surface Sampling (SS). Combined with lecture and labs, students receive hands-on training that is applicable to real work settings.

Topics Covered in Training:

  • Elements of proper conduct in controlled environments, staging and material handling and organization of work area
  • Correct use of first air in both vertical and horizontal airflows
  • Access and manipulation of syringes, needles, ampules, vials, bags and other compounding supplies
  • Correct sequence of hand hygiene and garbing activities
  • Discussion of rationale, nuances and requirements for media fill testing outlined in USP <797>
  • Examination of media samples that can be used to develop media fill testing procedures

 Hands-on Labs:

  • Hand Hygiene and Garbing
  • Aseptic Compounding Exercises
  • Preparation and labeling of plates and documentation for gloved fingertip sampling (GFS), surface sampling (SS) during compounding and media fill unit (MFU) preparation
  • Hand Hygiene and Garbing Competency with one instance of the initial GFS
  • Aseptic Technique Competency with Preparation of Media Fill Units
  • One instance of ongoing GFS and SS taken during compounding
  • Positive, Negative and Alternating Pressure Compounding

eLearning Training:

  • Overview of Quality and Responsibilities of Compounding Personnel
  • Proper Material Handling
  • Use of Syringes, Needles, Vials, Ampules and Filters
  • Aseptic Technique and Conduct in Controlled Environments
  • Sterile Compounding on Patient Units (for nursing and medical staff)

CriticalPoint staff will incubate personnel sampling (initial GFS, ongoing GFS, SS and MFUs) and will send participants a certificate of achievement at the conclusion of incubation if all personnel testing passes.

COURSE REGISTRATION: $797.00
Register 30 days before class to receive $100 early bird discount.

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Held at CriticalPoint's Center for Training and Research in Totowa, NJ, CriticalPoint’s live training programs deliver high-quality, cost-effective professional development and networking opportunities. We believe that the best way for pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to understand and implement current standards of practice is to be immersed in a setting that provides access to a comprehensive curriculum in a real-life setting with hands-on practice mentored by faculty who are subject matter experts.

 

Cancellation Policy:

Program Cancellation
CriticalPoint reserves the right to cancel a program at any time due to a faculty conflict, inclement weather or low enrollment. In the event of a  program cancellation, registrants will be issued a full refund for the program registration fees only, or be given the opportunity to reschedule for another available class. This cancellation policy applies to all CriticalPoint's Sterile Compounding Aseptic Refresher and Competency Verification Courses unless otherwise noted on the program’s information page.

Faculty Conflict
In the event of faculty conflict for a scheduled course offering, a cancellation determination will be made no later than 14 business days prior to the start of the scheduled course offering. Every effort will be made to schedule registrants for the cancelled course in the next scheduled course offering, depending on availability. In the event of a Sterile Compounding Aseptic Refresher and Competency Verification Course cancellation due to faculty conflict, registrants will be issued a full refund – for the course registration fees only - or be given the opportunity to reschedule for another available course.

Inclement Weather
In the event of inclement weather, the decision to cancel a course will be made no later than 9:00 am Eastern time the day before the program. An attempt will be made to contact all registrants via phone or email upon cancellation. Every effort will be made to schedule registrants for the cancelled course in the next available course offering. In the event of a Sterile Compounding Aseptic Refresher and Competency Verification Course cancellation due to inclement weather, registrants will be issued a full refund – for the course registration fees only – or be given the opportunity to reschedule for another available course.

Low Enrollment
A minimum number of registrants for CriticalPoint's Sterile Compounding Aseptic Refresher and Competency Verification Course are required to cover the operating costs. In the event of enrollment below the minimum for a course, a cancellation determination will be made no later than 14 business days prior to the start of the scheduled course offering. Every effort will be made to schedule registrants for the cancelled course in the next available course offering. In the event of a Sterile Compounding Aseptic Refresher and Competency Verification Course cancellation due to low enrollment, registrants will be issued a full refund – for the course registration fees only – or be given the opportunity to reschedule for another available course.

Transfers
Registration may be deferred one time only to a later scheduled course, depending on availability. All registration transfer requests must be submitted in writing to CriticalPoint Customer Service at moreinfo@criticalpoint.info at least 30 days prior to program.

Registration transfers
Individuals attending the course in place of the registered individual – will be honored up to the program start date. The request will also be honored on site if the request is provided on company letterhead with the names and titles of both the original registrant and the replacement registrant.

Refunds
Refund requests are subject to a 5% cancellation fee. All registration cancellations must be submitted in writing or by e-mail to CriticalPoint, LLC at the following address.

Attn: Sterile Compounding Aseptic Refresher and Competency Verification Class
12154 Darnestown Road, # 360
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
FAX: 866-538-4352
Email: moreinfo@criticalpoint.info

Registrants may receive 100% of the program registration fees, less the $100 cancellation fee up to 30 business days prior to program start date; 50%, less $100 cancellation fee, between 15-30 business days prior to program start date. No refunds are offered for cancellations fewer than 14 business days prior to program start date, or for no shows.