Baxa Corporation announces record number of course dates for its STARCenter in 2009. Together with the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), the company plans 22 class sessions focused on pharmacy best practice in relation to USP < 797 > regulatory compliance and hazardous drug handling.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation has published the 2009 course dates for training at its STAR (Skills Training, Academics and Resources) Center. The STAR Center, a premier facility designed for cleanroom and pharmacy practice demonstration, is located at the company's headquarters south of Denver, Colorado. For 2009, Baxa and USP (United States Pharmacopeia) together bring you sixteen opportunities to attend their flagship course, Aseptic Processing and Compliance Tools for USP < 797 >. This two-and-one-half-day seminar will be taught by industry experts and members of the USP < 797 > Sterile Compounding Committee. In addition a companion course, Safe Handling and Preparation of Hazardous Drugs, will be offered six times during the 2009 calendar year with professional faculty.
The first USP compliance class will be held January 28 - 30, 2009, with subsequent program dates running through November, 2009. The ACPE-accredited training is filled on a first-come, first-serve basis and the previous two years' session dates have sold out. Attendance in the STAR Center classes is limited to 20 participants to ensure resource availability, student-teacher ratios and the opportunity for hands-on experience in the cleanrooms.
Baxa, in association with USP, recommends the Aseptic Processing and Compliance Tools for USP < 797 > course to equip compounding professionals with core knowledge and skills toward USP < 797 > compliance. The current programming targets pharmacy and IV managers, as well as pharmacists and technicians with lead responsibility for comp
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