Though (USP 800) implementation is not until 2018, the standards are comprehensive and may require significant facility updates.
Cary, NC (PRWEB) June 06, 2016
Accreditation University (AU), a division of Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), will hold a USP 800 Compliance workshop at Canyon Gate Country Club in Las Vegas, NV on July 29, 2016. The workshop, hosted by Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB), will give an overview of USP 800 and discuss practical steps for implementation. The one-day workshop will be instructed by leading industry expert ACHC Associate Director of Pharmacy – PCAB Division, Jon Pritchett, Pharm D.
AU is a division of ACHC that focuses resources within the organization to provide a full range of educational offerings that meet the individual needs of providers. As such, the USP 800 Compliance workshop offers guidance on the impact that USP 800 Hazardous Drug standards will have on pharmacies. USP 800 was recently approved, and all pharmacies should be in compliance by July, 1, 2018. This workshop will cover strategies to achieve USP 800 compliance, looks at relevant case studies, reviews proposed changes to USP 797, assists in the identification of hazardous drugs, and facilitates a mock root cause analysis.
With broad and extensive experience in the area of pharmacy compliance, including accreditation programs for non-sterile and sterile compounding, infusion, specialty, and long term care pharmacy services, ACHC is positioned to be a leading organization for USP 800 compliance.
“This workshop will cover every aspect of USP 800 and reveal the critical steps your pharmacy should take now to prepare” said Jon Pritchett. “Though implementation is not until 2018, the standards are comprehensive and may require significant facility updates.”
ACHC is a non-profit accreditation organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. The organization has CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice, and DMEPOS and a Quality Management System that is certified to ISO 9001:2008. ACHC’s broad range of accreditation programs also includes Pharmacy, Private Duty Nursing, and Behavioral Health. ACHC is the provider’s choice for accreditation because of its personal Account Advisors, relevant and realistic standards, competitive pricing, and consultative approach to accreditation. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care.
To register for the USP 800 Compliance workshop, please visit accreditationuniversity.com, contact crigsbee(at)achc(dot)org, or call 919-228-6559.