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Understanding Cleanroom Certification Reports
By Kimbery Coughlin, BS

While engineering control certification is a requirement of USP <797>, the chapter does not specify how it must be performed and what information must be documented on a certification report. As a designated person responsible for ensuring that your cleanroom is compliant with current USP standards, it can be challenging not only to deduce from a certification report whether the appropriate testing has been performed, but also to interpret the results and determine if all aspects of testing have been properly documented. To understand specifics about meeting engineering control certification compliance requirements, CLICK HERE.

Did You Know . . .
PP&P's 16th annual Resource Guide for Hospital Pharmacy provides easy access to more than 100 suppliers of products and services that improve the safety and efficacy of hospital pharmacy practices. CLICK HERE to access this year's Resource Guide.

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Drug Diversion Identification and Prevention Strategies
By Blake T. Barta, PharmD Candidate, and Tyler A. Vest, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCSCP

The medication-use process affords multiple opportunities for exploitation, and hospitals must assess each step in the process for potential vulnerabilities. To learn more about the red flags that may indicate drug diversion at the various medication management stages, including procurement, storage, prescribing, preparation, dispensing, administration, as well as waste and destruction CLICK HERE.

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