Understanding the Standards: USP <800> and PPE for Chemotherapy

For patients diagnosed with cancer, the potential benefits of treatment with chemotherapeutic agents usually outweigh the risks, but it is important that healthcare workers (HCWs) minimize occupational exposure to these drugs to avoid experiencing documented health risks. This program highlights recent studies and statistics related to HCWs exposure to chemotherapy drugs, explains why the right protection is so important, and summarizes guidelines issued by government agencies and professional organizations for the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to minimize occupational exposure.

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Nurses: 2.0 CH CA Board

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