Sterile Compounding,
1st Edition

Jahangir Moini, Obehi Enabulele, Anthony Scott

ISBN-13: 9780357766040
Copyright 2024 | Published
400 pages | List Price: USD $156.95

The modern learner needs to gain value from textbooks that go above and beyond just communicating written text. Moini/Enabulele/Scott's STERILE COMPOUNDING will allow students to learn in an interactive and engaging way using dynamic chapter content, case studies, visual aids and key takeaways that provide meaningful and memorable details about the sterile compounding requirements. The textbook is also organized in a clear and easy-to-follow format, making it a great tool to facilitate learning at any stage. Certified Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT) style review questions at the end of each chapter help students get certification-ready.


Overview. History of Sterile Compounding. Requirements for Sterile Compounding. Types of Sterile Compounding. Hospital Pharmacy Compounding. Ambulatory Care Compounding. Nuclear Pharmacy Compounding. Factors Affecting Sterile Compounding. Stability. Temperature. Pressure and Humidity. Growth Media. Key Terms. References.
Overview. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA Standards. The Hazard Communication Standard. The Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. Fire Safety and Emergency Plan. Environmental Pollution. Latex Allergy. Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders. Exposure Reduction to Chemotherapeutic Agents. Safe Handling of Cytotoxic and Hazardous Medications. Cleaning Up a Spill. Hazardous Waste Management. Defining Hazardous Waste. Disposal of Hazardous Wastes. Key Terms. References.
Overview. Equipment. Syringes. Needles. Ampules. Vials. Filters. Intravenous Tubing. Vented Tubing. Intravenous Bags. Dispensing Pins. Port Adapters. Vented Spike Adapters. Auxiliary Labels. Sharps Containers. Refrigerators. Freezers. Computer Terminals and Software. Carts. Locker Facilities. Miscellaneous Equipment. Balances. Warming Cabinets. Garments. Gowns. Gloves. Face Masks. Shoe Covers. Gowning. Gowning Techniques. Key Terms. References.
Overview. Microorganisms. Bacteria. Viruses. Types of Infections. Methods of Transmission. Personnel. Environment. Instruments. Principles of Asepsis. Medical Asepsis. Hand Hygiene. Cleaning and Disinfection. Aseptic Technique. Key Terms. References.
Overview. Clean Rooms. Ante Area. Buffer Area. Containment Segregated Compounding Area. Segregated Compounding Area. Clean Air Environments. Laminar-Airflow Hoods. Types of Laminar Airflow Systems. Cleaning of Hoods and Clean Rooms. Key Terms. References.
Overview. Dosage. Powder Volume. Flow Rates. Key Terms. References.
Overview. Personal Training. Parenteral Preparations. Non-injectable Products. Dialysis Solutions. Irrigations. Ophthalmics. Intravenous Products. Small-Volume Parenteral. Large-Volume Parenteral. Total Parenteral Nutrition. Factors Affecting Parenteral Products. Administration Techniques. Intermittent Infusion. Continuous Infusion. Rapid Direct Injection. Intravenous Therapy Equipment. Preparation of Parenteral Products. Laminar-Airflow Hoods. Role of the Technician. U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter <797>. Compounding Records. Policies and Procedures for Sterile Product Preparation. Procedures for Handling and Preparing Parenteral Products. Visual Inspection of the Parenteral Product. Preparation of IV Admixtures. Compounding a TPN Product. Preparing an IV Piggyback. Key Terms. References.
Overview. USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations. USP <800> Hazardous Drugs. USP <825> Radiopharmaceuticals. Key Terms. References.
Overview. Repackaging of Drugs. Special Packaging Requirements. Unit-Dose System. Single-Unit Packaging. Single-Dose Packaging.
Repackaging Equipment. Packaging of Oral Solid Systems. Packaging of Oral Liquid Systems. Commonly Repackaged Drugs. Oral Liquids.
Topical Drugs. Labeling. Record Keeping. Storage. Disposal. Key Terms. References.
Overview. Training and Competency Evaluations. Results of Hand Hygiene and Garbing. Aseptic Technique. Results of Viable Air and Surface Sampling. Biannual Clean Room Airflow Tests. Room Temperature Documentation.
Refrigerator Temperature Documentation. Freezer Temperature Documentation. Sterile Compounding Area Documentation. Daily Air Pressure and Velocity Documentation. Facility and Equipment Cleaning Logs. Documentation of Expired or Recalled Substances. Master Formula Document. Preparation Compounding Log. End-Product Evaluation Testing. Key Terms. References.
Overview. Policies and Procedures. Influencing Factors. Medication Errors. Quality Improvement. Agency Guidelines. Food and Drug Administration. American Society of Health System Pharmacists. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. American Medical Association. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Role of the Pharmacy Technician. Key Terms. References.
Appendix A: Examples of Compounding Formulas.
Appendix B: Sample Practitioners for Sterile Compounding.
Answer Keys.

  • Jahangir Moini

    Dr. Moini is a retired Professor of Health and Science who most recently taught at Eastern Florida State College. He previously served as Director of Allied Health Programs at Everest University, where he initially established the Pharmacy Technician Program before becoming director. Prior to coming to the United States, Dr. Moini served an Assistant Professor at Tehran University Medical and Nursing School. An internationally published author of 38 allied health textbooks, Dr. Moini devotes himself to helping today's students successfully prepare for a variety of health-related careers.

  • Obehi Enabulele

    Dr. Enabulele is currently practicing as a clinical pharmacist with Children’s Hospital Colorado. Her focus is in clinical research as a part of the Investigational Drug Services team where she is involved with drug therapies for diseases in children, including rare diseases. She obtained her PharmD from the University of Benin, Nigeria, after which she proceeded to receive graduate training in Business Administration (MBA) and Pharmaceutical Sciences (MS) at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA. Her career spans over 8 years’ experience in retail and hospital pharmacy settings, with a significant proportion being in sterile compounding. Dr. Enabulele is an active member of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and through her pharmacy practice, continues to contribute to the development of standards and procedures that guide pharmacy operations in different settings.

  • Anthony Scott

    Anthony Scott, Pharm.D., MBA, obtained his PharmD from The University of Georgia and his MBA in Healthcare Management from New England College. He completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA and then completed his PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency at the North Florida - South Georgia VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL. He is also a diplomat of the ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Leadership Academy. He is currently serving as the Director of Pharmacy at Emory University Hospital, a role in which he oversees all acute care services for the inpatient department. Prior to Emory, he served as the Assistant Director of Pharmacy Operations at The University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) and was also the PGY1/2 Health-System Pharmacy Administrative Residency program director at UCM. Anthony has been an active member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (GSHP) since returning to the state of Georgia, currently serving on the Professional Affairs and Communications committees. He previously served on several committees and workgroups with the Illinois Council of Health System Pharmacists (ICHP) as well.

  • Comprehensive list of all major sterile compounding requirements makes this a go-to resource to prepare pharmacy technicians for this complex area of specialization.

  • Easy facilitation of learning using practical examples, clear learning objectives, key terms and overviews that introduce students to key concepts covered in each chapter.

  • Review questions in the style of the Certified Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT) reinforce knowledge learned in each chapter and also helps students prepare for the certification exam.

  • Facilitates self-learning through reflections and case studies. “You Should Remember” boxes highlight key areas of information.

  • Visual reinforcements of commonly seen equipment and other sterile compounding resources accurately illustrate chapter principles and related information.

  • Covers newly updated guidelines and practice model changes impacting healthcare professionals, including alignment to American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) standards and competencies.

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