Measures Used to Evaluate a Compounding Pharmacy (How To Select)Do news titles like this: Did Compounded Antibiotic-steroid Formulation Cause Cataract Patients' Vision Problems?,give you pause? In this particular case, 50 patients that received cataract surgery have reported worsening visual acuity and will possibly sustain long term vision loss. According to the report in Outpatient Surgery magazine, the cause may be related to a compounding pharmacy.
Picking a compounding pharmacy can be a very mysterious and confusing thing to do. Robin Novak will give an educational presentation on what compounding pharmacies are and what they do including the standards and regulations for which they must abide by. Remember, CMS standard 416.41 contracted services -states the governing body is responsible to oversee the delivery of services provided to the ASC. Services must be provided safely and effectively. Contracted services must be part of the QAPI program. Robin will give you a very comprehensive list of questions that you must ask your potential compounding pharmacy to help you make a well-informed decision as to which pharmacy you select as the server provide to your ambulatory surgery center.Learning Objectives:
- List the difference between a 503a and a 503b pharmacy.
- List the items to be evaluated when touring a compounding pharmacy.
- List the resources to learn about compounding pharmacy.
Presented by: Robin Novak, RN, CIC - Director of Infection Prevention - Excellentia Advisory GroupFormat: View Upon Demand
HANDOUTS: We will be providing a note-taking version of this presentation as well as several documents relative to this presentation and compounding pharmacies.
- Compounding Pharmacy Assessment Questionnaire
- ASCP Guidleines on Outsourcing Compounding Pharmacy
ASHP Guidelines on Compounding Sterile Preparations
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* Excellentia Advisory Group LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 15481: Issue Date: 4/6/2010;
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