MCI Oncology Academic Educational Series: Hazardous Drug Safe Handling
There is a need for increased awareness and education as well as improved strategies for prevention and sanitation to ensure patient and employee safety when handling hazardous drugs.
Dr. Martha Polovich will outline interventions that reduce environmental contamination with personal exposure to hazardous drugs.
Oncology Nurses, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Patient Navigators and other interested healthcare providers
- Summarize the evidence for health care worker exposure to hazardous drugs.
- Describe circumstances and practices that increase the potential for hazardous drug exposure.
- Implement interventions that reduce environmental contamination with and personal exposure to hazardous drugs.
Martha Polovich, Ph.D., R.N., AOCN
Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions
Martha Polovich, Ph.D., R.N., AOCN indicated that neither she has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation(s) or discussion(s).
• Consultant: United Stated Pharmacopeial Convention
• Speakers Bureau: Becton Dickinson
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 3.5 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-632645, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 3.5 credits for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Pharmacists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 3.50 Florida Board of Nursing
- 3.50 Nurse Practitioners
- 3.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 3.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 3.50 General certificate of attendance
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