USP Chapter 800: Handling of Hazardous Drugs in Veterinary Medicine

Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW21F0667

  • Chemistry of drugs that may be a risk of increased absorption
  • Proper protection of employees when using HDs
  • Examples of drugs to avoid in pregnant women
  • Storage of HD’s in your practice

Overview of the webinar

This program will concentrate on the Occupational Safety Health aspect of hazardous drugs in veterinary medicine. Proper PPE and closed syringe systems for injectable drugs will be discussed. Examples of drugs to avoid / and or take special precautions. In women and men of reproductive years.

Who should attend?

  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary technician
  • Veterinary pharmacist
  • Veterinary pharmacy technicians
  • Clients or trainers handling large volumes of drugs

Why should you attend?

Veterinarians, Pharmacists handling veterinary drugs, office managers, occupational safety officers in veterinary medicine. Women and men of childbearing age.

Faculty - Ms.Dr. Sue Hudson Duran

Dr. Sue Hudson Duran is a professor at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and Adjunct Clinical Professor, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn, Alabama. She has experience as a GMP pharmacist in pharmaceuticals, biologicals, nutraceuticals, and food. She is an active member of the Auburn Food Systems Institute. She has been the safety officer at the College of Veterinary Medicine since 2000, serving to educate medical professionals in the safe handling of drugs. In addition, she has worked on the development of several infectious disease safety protocols.
She worked with several other professionals at Auburn to develop an occupational safety program for animal handlers. She was the supervisor of the intravenous admixture department at Johns Hopkins Hospital early in her career and has continued to attend seminars and training certifications in sterile product compounding and hazardous drug safety. Dr. Duran has been on the FDA advisory committee for veterinary medicine and works on the development of several standard operating procedures for pedigree of drugs and safety protocols.

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