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PT 202

Terminology wk 1

TermDefinition
Ante area an area in which all preparations for IV admixtures are gathered
BUD (Beyond Use Date) the date or time a drug or material can no longer be used
Buffer area an area in which hoods are kept and IV preparations take place
Clean area a space where microbial containment is kept at a specific level of safety to ensure a certain level of cleanliness
CSP (Compounded Sterile Product) a sterile drug product (including radiopharmaceutical) that was prepared by compounding or underwent other handling or manipulation prior to administration
Critical site an area exposed to air or touch, such as a vial, needle, or ampule
DCA (Direct Compounding Area) A critical area within an ISO class 5 area
Media-fill test a test preformed on compounded products to ensure no contamination has occurred during the preparation phase
Negative-pressure room a room in which air flows into the room and away from the adjacent rooms, which results in positive pressure in the room.
Positive-pressure room a room in which air flows out of or towards the adjacent rooms, which results in a negative pressure in the room.
ISO Class 5 a room with no more than 100 particles 0.5 micron or larger per cubic foot of air
ISO Class 7 a room with no more than 10,000 particles 0.5 micron or larger per cubic foot of air
ISO Class 8 a room with no more than 100,000 particles 0.5 micron or larger per cubic foot of air
Administration sets disposable sterile tubing that connects the IV solution to the injection site
Ambulatory pumps a small, lightweight, portable pump worn by patient that may be either therapy specific or used for multiple therapies
Ampules Elongated glass container in with the neck is broken off
Ampule breaker a device used to break the neck of an ampule
Catheters devices that are inserted into veins for direct access to the vascular system that may be either peripheral venous or central venous catheters
Clamps adjusts the rate and shutting down of the flow of the IV
Depth filter a filter that works by trapping particles as a solution moves through the channels
Drip chamber a hollow chamber where drops of an IV solution accumulate that prevent air bubbles from entering the tubing
Filters used to remove particulate material and microorganisms from solutions
Filter needles needles that include a filter that prevents glass from entering the final solution when one draw from an ampule
Filter straws used for pulling medication from ampules
Final filters filter used before a solution enters a patient's body
Flexible bag plastic container that may hold volumes ranging from 50 to 300mL
Heparin lock a short piece of tubing attached to a needle or catheter when the tubing is filled with heparin to prevent potential clotting.
Infusion pumps regulates the flow of medication into a patient
Male and female adapters fit a syringe on each end and are used in the mixing of the two contents
Mini-bags contains volumes between 50 and 100mL
Multi-dose vial a vial or container tht can be used for more than one admixture that normally contains preservatives and contains a maximum dating of 28 days unless otherwise specified by manufacturer
Needles composed of a hub and a shaft and are designated by two numbers (gauge and length)
Needle adapter a needle of catheter may be attached to it
Roll clamp allows for variable flow rates
Single-dose vial a vial or container that can only be used once and does not contain a preservative
Spike a rigid, sharpened plastic piece that is inserted into the IV bag
Syringe components include a plunger, plunger flange, barrel, and tip
Syringe caps a sterile cap used to prevent contamination of syringes during the transportation out of the pharmacy
Syringe needles components include a hub, shaft, bevel, lumen, and point
Transfer needles specially designed needles that look like two needles attached together at the hub that are used to transfer sterile solutions from the vial directly into another without the use of a syringe
Vials glass or plastic containers with rubber stoppers
Created by: asheffield