Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique
Credit Hours: 3
Course Pre-Requisites: None
Course Co-Requisites: None
This course provides technician-focused instruction and training for the successful production of sterile parenteral preparations, a major responsibility of the pharmacy technician in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare. This important work requires the mastery of aseptic technique: the procedures that avoid introducing pathogens into sterile products, ensure patient safety, and maintain product consistency.