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That harbor multiple microorganisms such as under the

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that harbor multiple microorganisms, such as under the fingernails and in the creases of skin (McCartney, 2012). In order to become familiar with aseptic hand washing, technicians need to practice the steps until the process becomes second nature to them. Sterile compounding technicians need to know not only know the aseptic hand washing process, but also the circumstances under which the process must be performed or repeated. In certain situations, sterile compounding personnel may clean their hands or gloves with a sterile, foamed 70% isopropyl alcohol (IPA). The anteroom, also called ante-room or antechamber, is an area in close proximity to the cleanroom where technicians perform support tasks. The anteroom is usually equipped with a sink, cabinets, bench, etc. The anteroom can be engineered as an ISO 7 or ISO 8 environment
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Sterile Compounding Areas 3 depending on the risk level of the sterile products being prepared in the critical area (McCartney, 2012). Next is the cleanroom and what procedures go on in here. The clean room is the innermost room within the pharmacy. The laminar airflow hoods are located within the clean room. You may hear the clean room also referred to as the IV room or the buffer area. Access to
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  • Fall '14
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