NPTA’s Sterile Product Certification Course has been designed to train pharmacy technicians and pharmacists on the topic of sterile product preparation and aseptic technique, including USP <797>.
Most health-system pharmacy settings require IV certification and/or prior experience for employment consideration. This course is designed to meet all applicable State Board of Pharmacy training requirements for IV Certified Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists!
- Pharmacy Technician Students
The course requirements include:
- 9 Home Study Modules
- 2 Days Hands-On Training
- 8 Process Technique Validations
>>Complete Learning Objectives
How the Course Works
Participants must complete nine separate modules of home-based learning, comprised of a reading assignment and comprehensive exam. A score of 70% or higher is required for each exam. After completing the home-based study modules, participants attend and complete NPTA’s two-day Sterile Product Training Institute, located at the NPTA Training Institute in Houston, Texas.
Home Study Modules
- Introduction to Sterile Products
- Facilities, Garb & Equipment
- Aseptic Calculations
- Properties of Sterile Products
- Aseptic Technique
- Sterile Product Preparations
- Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
- Quality Control and Assurance
Training & Technique Validations
- Aseptic Hand Washing
- Horizontal Laminar Airflow Hood Care
- Vertical Laminar Airflow Hood Care
- Vial Manipulations
- Ampule Manipulations
- Hazardous Vial Manipulations
- Hazardous Ampule Manipulations
Tuition includes: Sterile Products textbook by Pearson Education, official course binder, two day hands-on training institute, lunch/snacks on both training days, use of laboratory equipment and supplies, statement of CE credit and an Official Certificate of Validated Training, upon successful completion.
40.0 Contact Hours/4.0 CEU
Program Type: Practice
UAN No: 0384-0000-11-004-H-04-T // 0384-0000-11-004-L-04-T
0384-0000-11-004-H-04-P // 0384-0000-11-004-L-04-P
Re-Release Date: 04-18-2011 Expiration Date: 04-18-2014