Questions and Answers: USP Chapter <797> and JCAHO Compliance
Author(s): Allen Loyd V Jr
Issue: Jan/Feb 2005 - Sterile Preparations
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Abstract: Representatives of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) answer questions about new JCAHO survey procedures designed to assess compliance with United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter <797> standards for sterile compounding. Topics addressed include training, education, and evaluation of personnel; use and maintenance of equipment; design, implementation, and maintenance of cleanroom facilities; procedures for compounding sterile preparations; and documentation of all of these activities.
Related Keywords: Michael Jarema, Darryl Rich, United States Pharmacopeia, USP Chapter <797>, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, JCAHO surveys, training, cleanroom facilities, sterile technique
Related Categories: STERILE PREPARATIONS, UNITED STATES PHARMACOPEIA CONVENTIONS, FDA, HOSPITAL PHARMACY
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