Release Date: December 4, 2019
Expiry Date: December 3, 2021
Topic: USP 800: The Role of Occupational Health
Presented by Nancy Gemeinhart, BSN, MHA, RN, CIC, FAPIC
Member: $20 Non-Member: $35
This presentation will provide the fundamentals for the occupational health professional with an overview of USP 800 guidelines, as well as practical tips and guidance for implementing a comprehensive acknowledgement of risk and medical surveillance program for workers at risk for hazardous drug exposure.
1. Describe USP and the purpose of USP 800.
2. Describe the components of a practical medical surveillance program for hazardous drugs.
3. Identify approaches to ensure healthcare workers are notified of their risk of exposure with hazardous medications.
Nancy Gemeinhart is the Director of the Occupational Health Services Department for BJC HealthCare in St. Louis, MO, which includes: occupational infection prevention, occupational health, and ergonomics; workers’ compensation administration; and the MOVE by BJC fitness center. She is the leader of the Council for Occupational Health Professionals for BJC HealthCare. Her responsibilities include injury and illness prevention for the 31,000 BJC HealthCare employees. Educated in the fields of nursing and healthcare, Gemeinhart earned a diploma of nursing at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Maryville University, St. Louis, MO, and a Master’s of Science in Health Care Management at Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO. Gemeinhart is a Registered Nurse in the State of Missouri. She has been certified in infection control and epidemiology since 1995 and is a Fellow of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
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