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Infection Control Measures for High-Risk Drug Handling

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SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

3 continuing medical education hours


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Welcome to the Infection Control Measures for High-Risk Drug Handling course. In healthcare settings, the handling of high-risk drugs poses unique challenges due to their potential for transmitting infections to patients and healthcare workers. This course is designed to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement effective infection control measures when handling high-risk drugs. High-risk drugs include chemotherapy agents, immunosuppressants, antivirals, and other medications that carry a heightened risk of infection transmission. Proper handling of these drugs is essential to minimize the risk of contamination and ensure the safety of both patients and healthcare workers.


  • Discussion on the importance of infection control measures in preventing adverse outcomes.
  • Review of common modes of infection transmission in healthcare settings.
  • Discussion on the specific risks associated with drug handling and administration.
  • Demonstration of proper donning and doffing techniques for PPE.
  • Importance of hand hygiene in infection prevention.
  • Overview of cleaning and disinfection protocols for drug preparation areas and equipment.
  • Discussion on the selection and use of appropriate disinfectants.
  • practices for drug storage, preparation, and administration to minimize contamination risks.
  • Demonstration of aseptic techniques and procedures.
  • Conducting risk assessments to identify potential sources of infection transmission.
  • Analysis of real-life case studies highlighting infection control challenges and solutions.


By the end of this course, participants will have the knowledge and resources needed to implement robust infection control measures for the safe handling of high-risk drugs in healthcare settings. Whether you are a nurse, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional, this course will empower you to protect both patients and healthcare workers from the potential risks associated with high-risk drug handling.

Let's embark on this journey to enhance safety and minimize infection risks in high-risk drug handling together.

Target Audience

All professions Medicals


  • osama Khalaf haj mouhammad

    Clinical Pharmacy