P&Ps and Competency Assessments for PPE and Cleaning
September 2017 - Vol. 14 No. 9 - Page #2

Q&A with Lee Murdaugh, BS Pharm, PhD
Director of Accreditation and Medication SafetyCardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions

Pharmacy Purchasing & Products: What are the steps for developing policies and procedures (P&Ps) for hand hygiene and garbing?

Lee Murdaugh, BS Pharm, PhD: P&Ps for hand hygiene and garbing, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), must be comprehensive and should include detailed, step-by-step descriptions of the required hand hygiene and garbing activities in the order that they should be performed. When developing P&Ps, be sure to include the following elements:

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