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Toolkit for Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs for Nurses in Oncology
The Toolkit for Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs for Nurses in Oncology addresses safety concerns for oncology nurses in a standardized way, pulling together the best available information into a quick reference format to help ensure nurses are meeting the most current safety standards.
This resource addresses some of the most common concerns of oncology nurses handling hazardous medications including:
standards and guidelines for safe handling
which drugs are considered hazardous
personal protective equipment (PPE) overview
pregnancy, breastfeeding, and trying to conceive
safe handling in the home
Funding for this toolkit was provided by Equashield, distributor of the Equashield Closed System Transfer Device.