Concepts in Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique examines the current standards and best practices for sterile compounding, along with the fundamentals of aseptic technique, in a manner accessible to pharmacy and pharmacy technician students and professionals. Beginning with a review of foundational calculations and microbiological considerations, this resource reviews compatibility, stability, engineering controls, and quality assurance and control, with pertinent information from USP Chapter <797> incorporated throughout. With engaging case studies, tips, alerts, and accompanying video tutorials, this text facilitates student learning through a robust companion website for students as well as helpful instructor resources.
Video Tutorial Topics and Procedures: HLFW Cleaning, Hand Washing, Garbing, Sterile Glove, Attaching Needle to Syringe, Accessing a Vial, Equal Pressure (Milking), Equal Pressure (Reverse Milking), Removal of Air Bubbles, Ampule Breaking, Using a Filter Needle, Using a Filter Straw, Reconstituting a Vial, Uncapping and Recapping a Needle, Capping a Syringe, Priming Infusion Set, Positive Pressure, Negative Pressure, Workflow, Incompatibility, Fingertip Testing
Instructor Resources: Instructor's Manual including Lab Activities and Supply List, Answer Key for Review Questions and Case Studies, PowerPoint Presentations with 375 slides, Test Bank with 189 Multiple Choice, Fill-in-the-Blank, and Short Answer questions.
Student Resources: Navigate Companion Website, including: Videos, Quizzes, Interactive Glossary, Interactive Flashcards, Crossword Puzzles, Matching Exercises, Web Links
Each new text includes an online access code to the Navigate Companion Website. Electronic and eBook formats may not include access to the Navigate Companion Website. Access may also be purchased separately.