Course 5: USP <800> - Federal and State Regulations

ACPE Activity Numbers:  0204-0000-20-558-H03-P and 0204-0000-20-558-H03-T
Release Date: 07/01/2020
Expiration Date: 07/01/2023
Activity Type:  Knowledge-based
CE Credits: 1 hour
Activity Fee:    $25 member / $30 non-member

This course contains 1 of 5 modules on USP <800>.  If you would like to purchase all 5, please click here for more information.

Accreditation for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Target Audience

This continuing pharmacy education activity is designed for pharmacists and pharmacy-technicians involved in handling hazardous drugs who practice in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, health-systems, and compounding facilities. 

Overall Learning Objectives

After participating in this CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the evolution of the Resource and Recovery Conservation Act.
  • List the attributes of P-listed and U-listed wastes.
  • Identify drugs that are P-listed wastes and U-listed wastes.
  • Differentiate hazardous, sewerable, and trash-safe waste.
  • Differentiate hazardous, sewerable, and trash-safe waste.
  • Select the proper container for hazardous waste disposal. 

Faculty Information

Glen J. Gard, CPhT, CSPT
Manager, Pharmacy Compliance
Option Care Health
Corporate Clinical Services 


In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education’s Standards for Commercial SupportASHP requires that all individuals involved in the development of activity content disclose their relevant financial relationships.  A person has a relevant financial relationship if the individual of his or her spouse/partner has a financial relationship (e.g. employee, consultant, research grant recipient, speakers bureau, or stockholder) in any amount occurring the in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services may be discussed in the educational activity content over which the individual has control. The existence of these relationships is provided for the information of participants and should not be assumed to have an adverse impact on the content  

In keeping with this requirement, ASHP ask that all faculty, advisory board members, planning committee members, content development consultants, and staff complete a disclosure form for each program in which they are involved.  Anyone who refuses to disclose relevant financial relationships must be disqualified from any involvement with a continuing pharmacy education activity. 

All other planners, presenters, reviewers, and ASHP staff report no financial relationships relevant to this activity.

Methods and CE Requirements

This activity is one of four interactive course modules, with video presentation, scenarios narrations and assessments posttests. Participants must participate in the entire course, complete the evaluation and all required components to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP eLearning Portal (  Follow the prompts to claim credit and view your statement of credit within 60 days after completing the activity.

Important Note – ACPE 60 Day Deadline:

Pharmacists/Pharmacy Technicians:  Your credits will be reported directly to CPE Monitor.  To verify that you have completed the required steps and to ensure your credits have been reported to CPE Monitor, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to validate your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline.   After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to award credit for this activity.

System Technical Requirements

Courses and learning activities are delivered via your Web browser and Acrobat PDF.  Users should have a basic comfort level using a computer and navigating web sites.

View the minimum technical and system requirements for learning activities.