Concepts in Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique examines the current standards and best practices for sterile compounding, and the fundamentals of aseptic technique in an accessible manner to pharmacy and pharmacy technician students as well as to professionals.
Beginning with a review of foundational calculations and microbiological considerations, this resource reviews compatibility, stability, engineering controls and quality assurance and control. With pertinent information from USP Chapter <797>, engaging case studies, tips, alerts, and accompanying video tutorials, and other robust student resources Concepts in Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique offers students and professionals the opportunity to fully grasp these essential topics.
“Having worked in institutions in the sterile products area and taught students about it for a number of years, this is the best compilation of information in one source that I have ever seen. The writing is excellent; it is very readable and understandable. This will be a resource that both academia and practice can rely on for many years."
--Charles C. Collins, RPh, PhD
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
East Tennessee State University, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
Video Tutorials on the Navigate Companion Website allow students to watch the techniques be carried out as they read about them. Video Tutorial topics include ampule breaking, garbing, using a filter straw, fingertip testing and many more. Watch a sample Video Tutorial below: