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 Dinner Symposium at ONS 2019 Congress

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Please Join us for a Dinner Symposium at ONS 2019 Congress

Countdown to USP <800>

 

Speaker:

Seth Eisenberg, ADN, RN OCN® BMTCN

Professional Practice Coordinator for Infusion Services

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Ambulatory Clinic

Seattle, WA

 

Location:

Anaheim Marriott

Center Ballroom

 

Date:

Thursday, April 11, 2019

 

Time:

6:00 PM Buffet Dinner

6:30-7:30 PM Presentation

 

Description

USP Chapter <800> ushers in a new era of hazardous drug safety standards for all healthcare professionals. The deadline for compliance is rapidly approaching and oncology nurses must be aware of the requirements. This session will provide an overview of the standards and focus on components that may be challenging to implement. Areas of the chapter that are not clear or not included in the chapter will also be covered.

 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Review the definition of hazardous drugs, including what is and is not on the NIOSH list.
  2. Summarize sections of USP <800> applicable to oncology nurses.
  3. Discuss enforcement of USP <800> and the implications for practice.
  4. Discuss areas that are not included in USP <800> and summarize best practices.

 

 

 

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Continuing Education for Nurses:

This education activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours. Provider Saxe Healthcare Communications is approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477 and the Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032

 

Supported by B Braun through an unrestricted education grant to Saxe Healthcare Communications