DescriptionThe COVID-19 Vaccine Handling Toolkit is developed by over 30 independent expert volunteers led by USP’s Healthcare Safety and Quality Expert Committee with representation from several other Expert Committees including U.S. government representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). I am one of the experts who helped create the USP COVID-19 Vaccine Handling Toolkit for use by healthcare practitioners.
|Period||Jan 15 2021 → Mar 4 2021|
|Held at||The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, United States|
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The COVID-19 Vaccine Handling Toolkit provides strategies that can support healthcare practitioners to: Prepare and administer vaccines at different locations by different individuals Pre-draw the vaccine into syringes for efficient administration Maximize doses per vial Ensure quality management systems are in place for vaccine handling Transport the vaccine and ancillary supplies Minimize vaccine waste and safely dispose of ancillary supplies Safely dispose of dry ice