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Cancer medicines – Module 3: Handling oral anticancer medicines and related waste

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Cancer Medicines - Module 3: Handling oral anticancer medicines and related waste

This is Module 3 of the 6 module series Cancer Medicines: The role that community pharmacists play in supporting their customers.

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PSA proudly hosts this education on behalf of the Cancer Institute NSW as part of our commitment to meet pharmacists’ educational needs.

CPD credits

Accreditation number: CX17126

This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group 1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 1 hour of Group 2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

  • Learning objectives
    After completing this module, pharmacists should be able to:
    • List potential hazards associated with the handling of cancer medicines and related waste, including dose administration aids (DAA), spill management and patient counselling
    • Implement and follow processes to recognise and minimise risk of exposure when handling oral anticancer medicines and related waste.
  • 2016 Competencies
    Competency Standards (2016) addressed: 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3.1, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 3.2.2, 3.2.3, 3.4.6, 3.4.3,4.4.5, 4.5.2, 4.5.3.
  • 2010 Competencies
    Competency Standards (2010) addressed: 1.1.1, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.5.2, 3.3.2, 3.5.1, 4.2.3, 5.4.1, 5.4.3.

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