Microbiological Clues to Improving Your Practice
Are you a designated person responsible for your environmental monitoring (EM) program? It’s not enough for you to just be a pharmacist or pharmacy technician. You now, to a certain extent, need to fill the role of microbiologist. Understanding the purpose and limitations of viable EM is essential to a successful program. Sterile compounding organizations are responsible for their programs and must have a fundamental understanding of the basics. This article provides EM fundamentals and some practical solutions for starting an EM program.