Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Home Study


    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Tuesday, September 8, 2020

    Offline Date

    Wednesday, March 8, 2023

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Friday, September 8, 2023

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician



    • Overview

      USP 800 went into effect in December 2019, however many Pharmacists are still unsure of how to apply those new standards of regulation into their daily pharmacy settings. This monograph will help pharmacists to debunk myths about USP 800. At the conclusion of the course, participants will be armed with the knowledge to feel empowered and in control in the sterile room thus allowing them to provide safe handling, packaging, and dispensing of hazardous medications.


      • Homestudy PDF :   20179H07(001).pdf

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    • Pharmacist

      Identify practical aspects of USP 800 compliance
      Recognize how hazardous drugs are classified and what risks health professionals need to stay away from
      Compare the new requirements of USP 800 and USP 797

      Pharmacy Technician

      Recognize the proper labeling and packaging of hazardous drugs
      Recognize safe handling practices and identify mechanisms to minimize risk of exposure.
      Recognize USP 800 regulations that impacts the role of the pharmacy technician.
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-20-179-H07-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-20-179-H07-T

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.

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    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).