hazardous drugs

Hazardous Drugs

Stay current with revised USP <800> standards.

$99 / year

Course Overview:


CE Hours: 5 hours

Expiration: January 31, 2025

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Program Overview

Compounding pharmacists and pharmacy technicians must maintain thorough knowledge of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) <800> standards.

RxAdvanced: Hazardous Drugs helps ensure pharmacists and pharmacy technicians stay competent and practice safely based on the latest requirements and recommendations. Developed by leading clinical experts at CriticalPoint, RxAdvanced: Hazardous Drugs keeps pharmacists and technicians in step with evolving standards set by USP <800>. RxAdvanced: Hazardous Drugs helps pharmacists and technicians stay current on best practices in ways that minimize exposure and ensure safety.

Course Curriculum

Learn about health and occupational risks of exposure to hazardous drugs and strategies to implement for safe handling of hazardous drugs.

  • ACPE Course Number: JA0006454-0000-22-3014-H07-P
  • CE Credit: 1 hour

Learn how containment engineering controls operate and function to protect you from hazardous drugs and their potentially damaging effects.

  • ACPE Course Number: JA0006454-0000-22-3015-H07-P
  • CE Credit: 1 hour

Review the more complex garbing required for handling and compounding hazardous drugs.

  • ACPE Course Number: JA0006454-0000-22-3016-H07-P
  • CE Credit: 1 hour

Review required and best practices for handling hazardous drugs, including containment of residue, packaging, and transporting compounded preparations.

  • ACPE Course Number: JA0006454-0000-22-3017-H07-P
  • CE Credit: 1 hour

Learn about decontamination in hazardous drug handling environments, managing spills and disposing of hazardous drugs, and documentation requirements.

  • ACPE Course Number: JA0006454-0000-22-3018-H07-P
  • CE Credit: 1 hour

What To Expect

RxAdvanced: Hazardous Drugs is a 5-hour CE program developed by trusted subject matter experts here at TRC Healthcare with extensive knowledge in USP <800> hazardous drug standards. Pharmacists will acquire valuable operational knowledge that promotes safer work practices, better construction and design, and improved processes in the pharmacy.  

Pharmacists can complete the highly interactive program in short, self-guided segments that are easy to stop and start. The format allows each user to measure existing knowledge and to check mastery of current regulations and best practices. The training integrates relevant content, from USP Chapter <800>. Pharmacists can complete each course within the program online at their convenience 24/7. 

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Key Benefits

  • Comprehensive, succinct coverage that educates pharmacists practical, how-to skills based on USP Chapter <800>, with context drawn from USP Chapters <795> and <797> as well as NIOSH requirements
  • Advanced hazardous drug knowledge that informs pharmacists about the dangers of occupational exposure to hazardous drugs and gain influential advocates for continuous process improvement, safety, and assessment of risk
  • Improved facility design and redesign that equips pharmacies for better facility construction or redesign by giving pharmacists the hazardous drug expertise to make wise decisions when choosing primary and designing secondary engineering controls.
  • Cost-effective training that delivers CE credits
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RxAdvanced FAQ

Best practices recommended in the current version of RxAdvanced: Hazardous Drugs meet and exceed the 2008 USP <800> standards.
RxAdvanced gives pharmacists an edge with efficient, relevant, affordable training to help deepen knowledge and practical skills in critical subjects. RxAdvanced also helps pharmacy leaders and administrators ensure and document staff competency with assignments, completion reports, benchmark reports, and more.
Most programs are $199; Hazardous Drugs is $99. Bulk pricing with discounts is available for enterprise clients, including an “All Access” option.
Yes, pharmacists earn ACPE CE credit for each course they complete in each program. Programs range from 5-16 hours. See program details for more information.
You have access for 12 months from the date of purchase. Courses must be completed before access expires.
Once an RxAdvanced program is completed, you will receive a printable Statement of Completion for the program. You can list your completed training on LinkedIn, Doximity, or other professional networking profile.
Each program is reviewed annually for critical guideline updates, and we release new program versions every 2-3 years. Pharmacists who purchase directly through our website will get the latest version at the time of purchase. Pharmacy leaders who purchase an enterprise subscription will be notified before we move any staff to the latest version.
At this time, RxAdvanced is designed specifically for pharmacists, with recommendations for medication management, patient counseling, and more. Pharmacy leaders who purchase an enterprise subscription may elect to assign only the Sterile Compounding and Hazardous Drugs programs to pharmacy technicians.