survey of sterile admixture practices in canadian hospital

Profile: Director of Pharmacy Edith Rolko

Edith Rolko was born in Budapest during a tumultuous political time Her father an engineer and her mother a teacher went in search of a better safer life Edith and her family spent one year in Ethiopia before fleeing to Winnipeg Seizing their one and only chance to escape communism Edith's mother telegraphed her grandfather an anesthetist in Winnipeg and the next day five airplane

Standards and Guidelines

Good manufacturing practices (GMP) guidelines - 2009 edition version 2 Ottawa ON: Health Canada Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate 2009 Drug Distribution: Statement on Unit-Dose Intravenous Admixture Ottawa ON: Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists 2008 Foreign 2016-2017 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices for

Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter

Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections 14 Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee CHAIRMAN BRENNAN Patrick J MD Chief Medical Officer Division of Infectious Diseases University of Pennsylvania Health System MEMBERSHIP BRATZLER Dale DO MPH President and CEO

USP 797

Warner T Hall K Survey of Sterile Admixture Practices in Canadian Hospital Pharmacies Can J Hosp Pharm 2007 (under press) rsultants qubcois ont t publis Bussires JF Vaillant L Warner T Hall K Enqute sur les prparations striles en tablissements de sant : portrait de la situation qubcoise en 2007 Pharmactuel

Full text of The Survey

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B Braun Medical Inc

B Braun Medical Inc B Braun Medical Inc a leader in infusion therapy and pain management develops manufactures and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient clinician and environmental safety

A Review of the Oncology: Under

sterile and sterile product preparation practices within a licensed pharmacy Recommendation #10: Health Canada shall license all enterprises that function beyond the product preparation permitted within a licensed pharmacy that is all product preparation enterprises not within a licensed pharmacy shall be licensed Recommendation #11: The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) shall conduct a

Health Care Settings 3rd Edition

Hospital Disinfectants for Disinfection of Environmental Surfaces Hospital disinfectants commonly used in all health care settings include: 92 153-155 • lcohol (ethyl or isopropyl)A • mproved hydrogen peroxideI • odophorsI • henolicsP • uaternary ammonium compoundsQ • odium hypochlorite (bleach)S 1 3 2 2 Using Disinfectants

Survey of Sterile Admixture Practices in Canadian Hospital

As illustrated by a large and ever-growing number of reports poor aseptic compounding practices may result in significant patient morbidity and mortality 1 – 8 For the past decade the 1996 Guidelines for Preparation of Sterile Products in Pharmacies of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) 9 have served as the standard of practice for the preparation of sterile admixtures in

Should Hospital Pharmacies That Are Not Fully Compliant

Unfortunately a number of studies in the Canadian hospital pharmacy practice setting have shown that compliance with standards for sterile compounding is far from ideal 7 – 10 A 1992 study of compliance with the sterile compounding standards in place at that time 8 and a similar survey conducted in 2007 9 10 both revealed concerning rates of noncompliance with existing standards

Sterile Compounding Tragedy is a Symptom of a Broken

4 patients died of a bacterial infection from non-sterile cardioplegia solution compounded in a hospital 1990: Pennsylvania : 2 patients lost their vision after becoming infected by Pseudomonas aeruginosa found in indomethacin eye drops compounded in a drug store even though commercial non-steroidal drops were available at the time 1998: California: 11 children became septic—10 tested

Safe HD Handling in an Outpatient Infusion Center :

USP 800 Section 5 2 provides clear direction for safe storage practices 2 While sterile and nonsterile HDs may be stored together HDs used for nonsterile compounding should not be stored in areas designated for sterile compounding in order to minimize traffic into the sterile compounding area USP 800 offers further guidance regarding segregation of HDs from non-HDs: Antineoplastic HDs

Overview

Overview - History Manitoba's first hospital pharmacy residency program was established by Mr Irwin Shwortz (Program Director) and Dr Janice Irvine-Meek (Program Co-ordinator) at the Department of Pharmacy Health Sciences Centre in 1981 At the inception of the residency program the pharmacy department had a pharmacist staff of 31 (two with residency training three with advanced

Guidance Document: Labelling of Pharmaceutical Drugs

Labelling of Pharmaceutical Drugs for Human Use replaces the Health Canada guidance document Labelling of Drugs for Human Use This guidance document came into effect in 1989 was subsequently revised in 1991 and has since been removed from circulation by Health Canada because much of its content was deemed to be out-of-date

Proceedings of the Canadian society of allergy and

A1 Role of fibrocytes in allergic rhinitis Marie-ve Ct Marie-ve Boulay Sophie Plante Jamila Chakir Louis-Philippe Boulet A2 Patterns of aeroallergens sensitization in Northern Alberta Hanan Ahmed Maria-Beatriz Ospina Kyriaki Sideri Harissios Vliagoftis A3 Addressing acceptable risk for adolescents with Food-Induced Anaphylaxis (FIA) Sara F Johnson Roberta L Woodgate A4

Enteral and parenteral nutrition considerations in

The provision of EN and PN in pediatric patients poses many unique considerations and challenges Although indications for use of EN and PN are similar in adult and pediatric populations recommended EN and PN practices differ for pediatric versus adult patients in areas such as selection of EN and PN formulations timing of EN and PN initiation advancement of nutrition support and EN and PN

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Pharmacy Practice

Cesilia Nishi (05/06) Survey of WRHA Pharmacy compliance with sterile products standards (USP797) (Kevin Hall Heather Milan)* 42 Melissa (Haley) Horner (06/07) Drug-related problems in patients undergoing arthroplasty (Colette Raymond)* 43 Travis Warner (06/07) Survey of sterile admixture practices in Canadian hospital pharmacies (Kevin Hall)

Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy

Compounded Sterile Preparations Pharmacy ensures that sterile preparations meet the clinical needs of patients satisfying quality safety and environmental control requirements in all phases of preparation storage transportation and administration in compliance with established standards regulations and professional best practices

Systematic evaluation of errors occurring during

Introduction: Errors in the concentration of intravenous medications are not uncommon We evaluated steps in the infusion-preparation process to identify factors associated with preventable medication errors Methods: We included 118 health care professionals who would be involved in the preparation of intravenous medication infusions as part of their regular clinical activities

GUIDELINES ON THE ADMINISTRATION OF INTRAMUSCULAR AND

Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin Document Name: Guidelines on the Administration of Intramuscular and Sub-Cutaneous Injections Reference Number: AISCI-02-2017-NB-V3 Version Number: V3 Date of Issue: February 2017 Page 2 of 21 Department of Nursing CONTENTS Page Number 1 0 Introduction 3 2 0 Definition of Guidelines 3

Intravenous Chemotherapy Compounding Errors in a

Intravenous Chemotherapy Compounding Errors in a Follow-Up Pan-Canadian Observational Study The Canadian Society for Hospital Pharmacists compounding guidelines 32 address issues 3 6 and 11 The issue of storage of partiality used vials (7) also is addressed somewhat in these guidelines with the statement "used syringes bottles vials and other supplies shall be removed from the

Systematic evidence review of rates and burden of harm of

ISMP noted in its 2011 Guidelines for the Safe Preparation of Sterile Compounds that intravenous admixture preparation practices are complex and documentation of errors varies widely across the US 58 This highlights an important need for national and international consensuses on defining and identifying IAPEs to fully understand the global patient burden

A Review of Neuraxial Epidural Morbidity: Experience of

Background: The true incidence of serious neuraxial complications such as epidural hematoma or abscess after postoperative epidural infusions is still uncertain in part due to inconsistencies in multicenter data collection Methods: Prospective data were collected over 16 yr from the authors' A

Worksheets with embedded checklists support IV

Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists: guidelines for the preparation of sterile products in pharmacies Warner T Nishi C Checkowski R Survey of sterile admixture practices in Canadian hospital pharmacist – part I Can J Hosp Pharm 2009 62(2): 100 – 111 Google Scholar | Medline 8 Warner T Nishi C Checkowski R Survey of sterile admixture practices in Canadian hospital

Survey of Sterile Admixture Practices in Canadian Hospital

Survey of Sterile Admixture Practices in Canadian Hospital Pharmacies: Part 1 Methods and Results Travis Warner Cesilia Nishi Ryan Checkowski and Kevin W Hall ABSTRACT Background: The 1996 Guidelines for Preparation of Sterile Products in Pharmacies of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) represent the current standard of practice for sterile compounding in Canada

WRHA Pharmacy Residency Projects 1982

Travis Warner (06/07) "Survey of Sterile Admixture Practices in Canadian Hospital Pharmacies" (Dr Kevin Hall) Katherine (Rzeszutek) Lewis (07/08) "Pilot study of pharmacist care in a prehabilitation clinic on drug-related problems at time of surgery in patients undergoing elective total joint arthroplasty (TJA)" (Dr Colette Raymond)

USP 797

Warner T Hall K Survey of Sterile Admixture Practices in Canadian Hospital Pharmacies Can J Hosp Pharm 2007 (under press) rsultants qubcois ont t publis Bussires JF Vaillant L Warner T Hall K Enqute sur les prparations striles en tablissements de sant : portrait de la situation qubcoise en 2007 Pharmactuel

The Drug Shortage Report: The Year in Pharmacy

By any measure 2013 has been a dynamic year for health-system pharmacy Continuing fallout from the sterile compounding debacle the approval of at least two breakthrough drugs for blood cancers and a call for better preparedness plans for responding to catastrophic medication errors were just a few of the noteworthy events covered in Pharmacy Practice News

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