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Environmental Monitoring – Essentials for Pharmacy Personnel

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Date Published

April 30, 2020


Spectrum Pharmacy Products


Environmental Monitoring


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This program reviews environmental monitoring for a compliant sterile compounding facility, including the regulatory conditions, testing requirements, critical parameters, interpretation of reports and areas of concern.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists
1. Describe the overlapping regulatory conditions which govern the Environmental Monitoring of any controlled space 2. Contrast the differences between ISO Classed Cleanroom Environmental Testing Requirements and those for Segregated Compounding Areas (SCAs) 3. Outline the critical testing parameters for controlled spaces used for sterile compounding of drugs for “human-use”

Learning Objectives for Technicians:
1. Outline the cleaning processes for compounding areas which fail Environmental Testing protocols 2. List three (3) areas of concern when accompanying Testing Personnel into your ISO Classed Environments

ACPE logo The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACA credit for this program is approved for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and technicians: ACPE UAN#: 0201-9999-20-031-H07-P/T.

If you are interested in earning credit for this program, please note that you will be asked to enter your NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth during the credit selection step of the registration process. If you have not yet registered your NABP e-Profile ID, please visit

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Lou Diorio, RPh, FAPhA
Principal - LDT Health Solutions, Inc.

Lou Diorio, RPh is a principal of LDT Health Solutions, Inc. (LDT) a medication safety and quality management consulting... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Environmental Monitoring – Essentials for Pharmacy Personnel - Video
Environmental Monitoring – Essentials for Pharmacy Personnel - Paper
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If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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