The PharmE® Policy and Procedure Templates are streamlined and divided into Pharmacy, Nursing, and Environmental Services and can be easily customized to reflect the implemented process. An example of the template policies and procedures for the Pharmacy Dept. is provided below.
|Identification and categorization of all pharmaceuticals that can become hazardous pharmaceutical waste
|Apply shelf labels to pharmaceuticals which can become hazardous waste
|Set up pharmaceutical waste containers in Pharmacy
|Dispose of all pharmaceutical waste in approved containers
|Ensure accurate waste categorization after compounding
|Determine all methods of electronic labeling of appropriate disposal messages
|Label pharmaceuticals stocked in patient care areas that can become hazardous waste
|Manage outdated drugs
|Maintain inventory waste categorization as new drugs are purchased
|Manage bulk compounding chemical disposal
Rely on our Sustainable Pharmacy® solutions to deliver environmentally sound management of both hazardous and non-hazardous pharmaceutical waste.
PharmEcology has been the thought leader in pharmaceutical waste management since its inception in 2000 and has pioneered both hazardous waste categorization and the implementation process throughout the healthcare organization.