Course curriculum

  • 1

    Table Of Contents

    • Table Of Contents

  • 2

    Prerequisites

    • Prerequisites

  • 3

    Advantages Of Working In A Home Infusion Pharmacy

    • Advantages Of Working In A Home Infusion Pharmacy

  • 4

    Home Infusion Pharmacy Background Information

    • Home Infusion Pharmacy Background Information

    • Home Infusion Pharmacy Background Information Continued...

  • 5

    General Pharmacist Duties

    • General Pharmacist Duties

  • 6

    General Pharmacy Technician Duties

    • General Pharmacy Technician Duties

  • 7

    Example List Of Therapies Supported By Home Infusion Pharmacies

    • Example List Of Therapies Supported By Home Infusion Pharmacies

  • 8

    On The Job Training

    • On The Job Training

  • 9

    Vascular Access Devices (VADS)

  • 10

    Peripheral Venous Catheter

  • 12

    Non-Tunneled Central Venous Catheter

  • 13

    Tunneled Central Venous Catheter

  • 14

    Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter

    • Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter

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    Implanted Ports

    • Implanted Ports

  • 16

    Universal Peripheral Catheter Gauge Sizes

    • Universal Peripheral Catheter Gauge Sizes

  • 17

    Commonly Stocked & Dispensed Supplies

    • Commonly Stocked & Dispensed Supplies

    • Sharps Containers

    • Sterile Isopropyl Alcohol

    • Sterile Water

    • Sporicidal Agents

    • Sterile Wipes, Lysol IC, Lophene

    • Other Cleaning Supplies

    • Cleaning Schedules

  • 18

    Popular Infusion Pumps

    • Homepump Eclipse

    • Curlin Pump

    • CADD Legacy Plus Infusion Pump

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    Pump Infusion Sets

    • Curlin Pump Administration Set

    • CADD Pump Administration Set

    • Emed Versarate

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    IV Administration Sets

    • Micro And Macro Drop Tubing

    • IV Administration Sets With Filters

    • Gravity Tubing Sets

    • Vented IV Sets

    • Nonvented IV Sets

    • Flow Regulator IV Set 92 inches (20 drops/ml) With 15-micron Filter In Drip Chamber. (AVAILABLE IN VARIOUS SIZES)

    • 20 Drop Admin Set W/Clave Rotating Luer 15 ml (image is not an exact representation but similar)

    • Microbore Extension Set 12” W/Pinch Clamp, f/m Luer Lock

    • Smallbore Extension Set W/Ultrasite Injection Site Male Luer Lock Connector 8 Inches

    • Ultra Mini Bore Extension Set 14-inch 0.48 ml

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    IV Site Preparation & Site Maintenance Supplies

    • IV Start Kit

    • Dressing Change Tray

    • Aqua Guard Shower Protection

    • 3M Curos Caps For Needless Connectors

    • Primapore Dressing

    • Curity Gauze

    • Tegaderm Film

    • Statlock - PICC Plus

    • 3M Coban Wrap

    • Alcohol Prep Pads

    • Skin Prep Protective Wipes

    • Uni-Solve Adhesive Remover Wipes

    • 3M Micropore Tape

    • 3M Durapore Tape

    • Antimicrobial Foam Disc

    • Curity Flexible Adhesive Bandages

    • Monoject 0.9% Sodium Chloride Flush Syringe 10 ml

    • Heparin Flush Syringes

    • Luer-Lok Syringes

    • Powder Free Vinyl Examination Gloves

    • Purple Nitrile Powder Free Examination Gloves

    • Purple Nitrile Sterile Gloves

    • Precision Glide Needles

    • Filter Needle With 5 Micron Filter

    • Introcan Safety Needles And Catheters

    • BD Insyte Autoguard Catheter

    • Safety Infusion Set

    • Gripper Non-Coring Needle

    • Whin Infusion Set

    • Precision Flow Rate Tubing

    • Vented Spike Adapter

    • Mini Spike Dispensing Pin

    • EVA Containers

    • More About EVA Containers

    • Syringe Caps

    • Other Pharmacy Inventory

    • Garbing Supplies

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    Short List Of Chemotherapy Supplies

    • N95 respirators (required for HD compounding)

    • Sleeve Protectors (required for hazardous drugs compounding)

    • Sterile chemo mats (required for HD compounding)

    • Chemotherapy Drug Spill Kits (required for HD compounding)

    • Sterile Wipers & Hazardous Drug Deactivation Agent

    • Other Miscellaneous Supplies

    • Particle Counter

    • Sticky Mats

    • Pre-Medications

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    Peripheral IV Starts

    • Considerations From A Pharmacy Standpoint For Peripheral IV's

    • Considerations From A Pharmacy Standpoint For Peripheral IV's Continued...

  • 24

    Central Lines

    • Central Line Supplies

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    Port Access

    • Port Access Supplies

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    IV Fluid Basics

    • Isotonic Fluids - D5W

    • Isotonic Fluids - 0.9% NACL

    • Isotonic Fluids - D5LR & Ringers Solution

    • Hypotonic Fluids - 0.45% NACL

    • Hypertonic Fluids

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    Other Misc. Inventory

    • Other Misc. Medication Inventory (Not all inclusive)

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    Short Of List Drugs Administered Through A Central Line

    • Drugs That Must Be Administered Via Central Line

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    Short List Of Drugs That Require A Filter During Preparation

    • Drugs That Require A Filter During PREPARATION

  • 30

    Short List Of Drugs That Require A Filter During ADMINISTRATION

    • Drugs Requiring A Filter During Administration

  • 31

    Peripheral, Mid Or Central Line?

    • How Do You Select Whether To Use A Peripheral, Mid Or Central Line?

  • 32

    More Examples Of Cheat Sheets

    • Example Cheat Sheet For Stability Data For Drugs Infused Via Elastomeric Pumps

    • Example Cheat Sheet For DIGOXIN

    • Example Cheat Sheet For Ceftazidime

  • 33

    Contents Of A Home Infusion Pharmacy Label

    • Contents Of A Home Infusion Pharmacy Label

    • Example Label

  • 34

    Beyond Use Date (BUD)

    • BUD Chart

  • 35

    Workflow – May Differ Between Each Pharmacy

    • Typical Pharmacy Workflow For Order Processing

  • 36

    SASH Protocol

    • What Is The Sash Protocol?

  • 37

    Antibiotic Fill Example

    • Example Antibiotic Fill

  • 38

    Antibiotic Fill Example - Techs

    • Antibiotic Fill Example For Technicians

  • 39

    Antibiotics Dispensed In Minibags

    • Antibiotics Dispensed In Minibags - Double Check References As Well

  • 40

    Peripheral Nutrition

  • 41

    In A NUTSHELL

    • Bottomline

  • 42

    Job Search Tips

    • General Job Search Tips

  • 43

    Job Interview Tips

    • General Job Interview Tips

  • 44

    On The Job

    • What To Expect On The Job

  • 45

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion

  • 46

    Links to useful external resources

    • External Resources

  • 47

    Introductory Home Infusion Course Competency Exam

    • Introductory Home Infusion Course Competency Exam

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    References

    • Reference List