Available Until 5/17/2025

A Match Made in the Cleanroom: Considerations in IV Workflow Product and Vendor Selection

ACPE Number: 0204-0000-22-056-H04-P&T 
Content Release Date: 5/17/2022
Expiration Date:  5/17/2025
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
CE Credits: 1.00 contact hours
Activity Fee: Free - Members/ N/A - Non-members

Activity Overview

This webinar is presented by the Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners’ SAG on Compounding Practice in collaboration with the Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology to provide members with practical  guidance to help inform their selection of IV workflow software at their institution. The impact of IV workflow software on patient safety will be presented, as well as vendor selection tools and identification of key stake holders who should participate in the process.  


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

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of pharmacists, pharmacy managers, and pharmacy technicians involved with IV preparation, cleanroom design, medication safety, and regulatory compliance.   

After completing this activity, the learner should be able to… 

1. Define the rationale for  IV workflow products. 

2. Describe the impact of IV workflow software on medication safety. 

3. Explain considerations in selecting a vendor and product. 

4. Identify stakeholders who should take part in the process of product and vendor selection. 

* Introduction
* Presentation
* Q&A

Joe Lassiter, BSPharm, MSPharm, PharmD, RPh  
President and Chief Pharmacy Informatics Officer 
The Robertson Group (TRG) 
Portland, Oregon 

William Black, PharmD, MBA, MS, BCPS  
Associate Director, Inpatient Pharmacy Operations 
Boston Medical Center 
Boston, MA 

Primary Employer: Clinical Information Officer 
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center 
Columbus, OH 

Ashley Bowden, PharmD, MS, BCPS  
Pharmacy Operations Manager 
University of Utah Health 
Salt Lake City, UT 

Relevant Financial Relationship Disclosure

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This activity consists of recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP eLearning Portal. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity. Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Claim your CE at http://elearning.ashp.org. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.