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Personal protective equipments

The correct selection and use of personal protective equipment is required. There are 2 main reasons. To ensure the sterility of the end products To protect the operator In this …

Facilities for sterile cytotoxic reconstitution

Due to the risk of contamination, cytotoxic reconstitution must be performed in a room dedicated solely to that task with similarly dedicated equipment. Access to the room where cytotoxic preparation …

Definition of cytotoxic drugs

Cytotoxic drugs are chemicals that affect cell growth and proliferation. Typically, these drugs don’t distinguish between normal and cancer cells. Thus, it’s necessary to protect normal cells from these drugs. …

The history of sterile product preparation

Massive sterile products are mainly the responsibility of pharmaceutical industries. However, due to the intensive care of complex diseases, such as cancers, there are certain type of medications needs to …

Introduction to sterile products

This week you will meet Shao Chin Chiang, who is the Deputy Director of Pharmacy at the Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center which is a cancer specialized medical center …

Secondary engineering controls: surfaces

Surface control and traffic control are two important aspects of secondary engineering controls and in this video Deputy Chiang will introduce how to control them. Personnel training is also vital, …

Primary engineering control

Biological safety cabinets is the most important equipments for environmental control. In this video, Deputy Chiang will explain in detail the categories of these biological safety cabinets. By knowing these, …

Patient safety technologies adapted in pharmacy

There are various technologies or systems adapted in pharmacy in Taiwan. In this video, Director Chang will introduce several examples and the outcomes. National adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting system …

Clinical pharmacists training

To train qualified clinical pharmacists is an important task in hospital pharmacy, especially for teaching hospitals. In this video, Director Chang will introduce the qualification of clinical pharmacists. He will …

Technologies used in modern pharmacy practice

Automation equipments and information systems are widely used in pharmacy now. In this video, Director Chang will show you several common ones. He will also introduce some techniques that are …

Institutional pharmacy practice

In this video, Director Chang will use Taipei Veterans General Hospital (TVGH) as an example to introduce the processes and core elements of institutional pharmacy practice.

Professionalism and public health promotion

The third role for pharmacists is to maintain and improve professional performance. And the forth role is to contribute to improve effectiveness of the health-care system and public health. In …

Main roles for pharmacists

There are 4 main roles for pharmacists, basic pharmacy administration and dispensing, medication therapy management, professionalism, public health promotion. In this and the following videos, Director Chang will explain in …